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Digital Media and Latino Families: New Channels for Learning, Parenting, and Organizing
March 17, 2016

Digital Media and Latino Families: New Channels for Learning, Parenting, and ...

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"We are learning much about how a colorful spectrum of Latino children and families now engage a variety of platforms and digital content to advance differing goals. These users often pursue some form of learning or novel information. Even when ...

Connecting to Learn: Promoting Digital Equity for America's Hispanic Families
March 17, 2016

Connecting to Learn: Promoting Digital Equity for America's Hispanic Families

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This brief combines original research and policy analysis to examine the potential for digital media investments to support a promising learning pathway for children in the United States (US)' increasingly diverse, low-income families. Noting ...

10 Myths About Girls' Empowerment and Mobile Learning
September 11, 2015

10 Myths About Girls' Empowerment and Mobile Learning

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Author: Linda Raftree, September 9 2015 - I had the chance to share some thoughts at UNESCO's recent Mobile Learning Week. My presentation explored some myths about girls empowerment and mobile learning and offered suggestions of things to think ...

African Storybook Project (ASP)
June 26, 2015

African Storybook Project (ASP)

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"Our vision is for all African children to have enough stories in a language familiar to them to practise reading and learn to love reading."  South African Institute for Distance Education (SAIDE)

ICT in the Classroom for Quality Education: Strengthening Learning and Teaching Methods in Under-resourced Schools in Developing Countries
May 20, 2015

ICT in the Classroom for Quality Education: Strengthening Learning and ...

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"IICD believes that equipping teachers with pedagogical tools and access to information can bring about large-scale social changes in entire educational systems. Many of the gaps in education in developing countries can be bridged with the help ...

Mobile Videos for Early Childhood Care and Development Project
March 13, 2015

Mobile Videos for Early Childhood Care and Development Project

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Since July 2012, Plan International has been using mobile phone videos to reach out to remote communities in Uganda to share best practices in supporting the early childhood care and development (ECCD) needs of young children. In collaboration ...

Chala Skul Ku Jiba (Let Us Go to School)
December 16, 2014

Chala Skul Ku Jiba (Let Us Go to School)

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Launched by the community radio FM station Radio Namaskar in Puri District, Odisha, India, in July 2010, Chala Skul Ku Jiba (Let Us Go to School) was a multi-media behaviour change initiative that sought to mobilise school dropouts to go back to ...

Children, ICT and Development: Capturing the Potential, Meeting the Challenges
September 20, 2014

Children, ICT and Development: Capturing the Potential, Meeting the Challenges

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This study on information and communication technologies (ICTs), such as mobile phones, computers, and the internet, examines the ways in which these tools can contribute to child-focused development goals. The United Nations Children's Fund ...

Mobile Phones: A Tool for Social & Behavioural Change
September 4, 2014

Mobile Phones: A Tool for Social & Behavioural Change

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This group of papers on the use of mobile phones in India for social and behaviour change is the product of research and a two-day multi-stakeholder consultation in May 2013 sponsored by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the Digital ...

Re-imagining Learning and Play
May 14, 2014

Re-imagining Learning and Play

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Author: Lisa Jordan, crossposted on May 14 2014: Over the past two days I have had the pleasure of re-imagining learning and play - with a group of 250 school teachers, digital designers, and play advocates brought together by the LEGO ...

World Summit Youth Award (WSYA) 2014
February 28, 2014

World Summit Youth Award (WSYA) 2014

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"If you use digital technologies to create content addressing socially relevant issues, this could be your chance to bring your project to a stage of global recognition."

Role of Community Radio for Achieving Millennium Development Goals (MDG) in Rural Bangladesh
November 12, 2013

Role of Community Radio for Achieving Millennium Development Goals (MDG) in ...

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Author: AHM Bazlur Rahman, November 12 2013        In Bangladesh, 14 community radio stations aim to ensure empowerment and the right to information for the rural community. They are broadcasting altogether 120 ...

Preparing Girls and Women for 21st Century Success: Intel® Teach Findings
November 7, 2013

Preparing Girls and Women for 21st Century Success: Intel® Teach Findings

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"Technologies are not only critical components in today’s workforce, but also can complement and accelerate student learning....Since its launch in 2000, the [Intel® Teach] professional development program has equipped more than 10 million ...

A New Face of Education: Bringing Technology into the Classroom in the Developing World
August 1, 2013

A New Face of Education: Bringing Technology into the Classroom in the ...

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"In the small village of Hafizibad in Pakistan's Punjab province, a young girl is using her mobile phone to send an SMS [text] message in Urdu to her teacher. After sending, she receives messages from her teacher in response, which she diligently ...

Mobile Learning: Literacy for Rural Women in Pakistan
April 17, 2013

Mobile Learning: Literacy for Rural Women in Pakistan

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This United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) distance post-literacy project in Pakistan is based on mobile technology. Women are able to reinforce their newly gained literacy by accessing and sending mobile phone ...

Digital StudyHall (DSH)
March 22, 2013

Digital StudyHall (DSH)

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Digital StudyHall (DSH) is a project which uses information and communication technology (ICT) to improve quality and accessibility of education in rural and slum schools in India. DSH provides digitally recorded classes by selected grassroots ...

UNESCO Working Paper Series on Mobile Learning
November 24, 2012

UNESCO Working Paper Series on Mobile Learning

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Working Paper Series on Mobile Learning is a resource developed to explore the potential to improve and facilitate learning, particularly in communities where ...

Role of Community Radio for Women’s Empowerment
November 6, 2012

Role of Community Radio for Women’s Empowerment

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[This is a continuation of two-part blog beginning with "Role of Information Communication Technology for Empowering Rural Women" by Arpita Sharma, based upon her research.]

Role of Information Communication Technology for Empowering Rural Women
November 6, 2012

Role of Information Communication Technology for Empowering Rural Women

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[This is the first part of two-part blog based on research by Arpita Sharma, ending with "Role of Community Radio for Women’s Empowerment."]

Ten Trends in Technology Use in Education in Developing Countries That You May Not Have Heard About
August 3, 2012

Ten Trends in Technology Use in Education in Developing Countries That You ...

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This blog entry exploring issues related to the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in education around the world looks into trends "that are sometimes not widely reported on in the international media (including some ...

Investing in Skills for Socio-economic Empowerment of Rural Women
July 19, 2012

Investing in Skills for Socio-economic Empowerment of Rural Women

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Higher barriers in education and training limit rural women's participation in better remunerated jobs and leadership roles in the development of their communities, according to this policy brief. It highlights the need to widen skills ...

eLearning Africa 2012 Report
June 27, 2012

eLearning Africa 2012 Report

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The eLearning Africa 2012 Report describes how Africans are using new technologies to enhance education and training across the continent. The report: uses data collected from 447 survey respondents; contains analyses by a number of commentators, ...

Connected Community Learning Centres
May 8, 2012

Connected Community Learning Centres

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This article from UNESCO Bangkok describes the reasons to connect community learning centres (CLCs) into functional social networks to connect teachers and students across regions through information and communication technology (ICT).

LubutoLiteracy
December 1, 2011

LubutoLiteracy

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The Lubuto Library Project, Inc.,  (LLP) is a development initiative that, in cooperation with governments, has the goal of creating opportunities for equitable education and poverty reduction through model library services housed in ...

Reports Reveal the Status of the Knowledge Society in Africa
September 8, 2011

Reports Reveal the Status of the Knowledge Society in Africa

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GESCI, founded by the United Nations, (UN) ICT Task Force, has just released five reports, available in PDF format,  that assess the environmental, institutional and individual leadership capacity needs for the Knowledge Society in ...

Collection of E-Learning Tools - Recommended for Advanced Learners
May 20, 2011

Collection of E-Learning Tools - Recommended for Advanced Learners

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Bangkok ICT in Education Programme has created a CD-ROM which contains a collection of free e-learning tools suitable for advanced learners. Links to these online ...

Understanding Community-Based Information Systems in the Millennium Villages
March 21, 2011

Understanding Community-Based Information Systems in the Millennium Villages

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This website from newmediadev2009 was a project of a 2009 research seminar developed and taught by Professor Anne Nelson at Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) in New York, the United States (US).

Village Phone Increases Schooling in Peru
March 21, 2011

Village Phone Increases Schooling in Peru

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According to this SciDev.Net article, researcher Diether Beuermann of the United States-based University of Maryland's Department of Economics has calculated the impact that access to a phone has on i

China Promotes Distance Education through the "Classroom on the Air"
March 21, 2011

China Promotes Distance Education through the "Classroom on the Air"

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This article from United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Bangkok describes an advancement in the development of distance education in China.

One Laptop per Child (OLPC)
March 21, 2011

One Laptop per Child (OLPC)

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Invisible Children
March 21, 2011

Invisible Children

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Satellite Education: Providing Quality Education under Extreme Conditions
March 21, 2011

Satellite Education: Providing Quality Education under Extreme Conditions

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In the middle of an armed conflict, the Bangkok-based Sat-Ed Systems is delivering educational video on demand and other broadband services to 9 local schools in the south of Thailand.

Survey of ICT and Education in the Caribbean: Volume 1 - Regional Trends and Analysis; Volume 2 - Country Reports
March 21, 2011

Survey of ICT and Education in the Caribbean: Volume 1 - Regional Trends and ...

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This Survey of ICT and Education in the Caribbean: Volume 1 - Regional Trends and Analysis; Volume 2 - Country Reports comprises 16 country reports, primarily Small Islands Developing States (SIDS), that provide an overview of the current ...

LifeLines India
March 21, 2011

LifeLines India

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LifeLines India leverages a mix of internet and telephone technologies to provide demand-based information, advice, and guidance to remote and rural communities in India through the medium of "voice, in the local language and within 24 hours." It ...

Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership
March 21, 2011

Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership

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Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership (DCGEP) is a United States-based 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organisation that, since 1997, has been working in under-resourced schools around the world, using the power of television to increase student ...

September 21, 2010

Briefing Note 1: The Linkage between ICT Applications and Meaningful Development

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This briefing note explores the various dimensions of information and communication technology (ICT) applications in key sectors of development in countries of the Asia-Pacific region.

July 23, 2010

Mobile Phones in Education

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This pilot project, launched by the Aga Khan University's Institute for Educational Development, East Africa (AKU-IED, EA) in 2008, was designed to explore the possible use of mobile phones in education in Kisumu, Kenya, one of six sites where ...

January 1, 2010

Information Communication and Technology (ICT) in Education for Development

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This paper aims to explain the current state of how information and communication technology (ICT) is being used in education and how it can better benefit current and future users.

September 4, 2009

Mapping Media Education Policies in the World: Visions, Programmes and ...

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"Mapping Media Education Policies in the World" discusses a policy-based approach to media education, considering it from three inter-related dimensions: its national, regional, and globa

June 24, 2009

Katha

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Katha is an Indian organisation working to transform children into community leaders through education.

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