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Harnessing the Potential of ICTs - Literacy and Numeracy Programmes using Radio, TV, Mobile Phones, Tablets and Computers
May 30, 2017

Harnessing the Potential of ICTs - Literacy and Numeracy Programmes using ...

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“It is my hope that this publication contributes to the advancement of innovative and effective ICT-oriented solutions for literacy teaching and learning. It should support the building of a more solid knowledge base for what works (and what ...

Digital Citizens: Countering Extremism Online
January 9, 2017

Digital Citizens: Countering Extremism Online

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"...there is a dearth of high quality resources designed to increase the resilience of young people to extremism and radicalisation in a digital context, and those explicitly digital citizenship resources that do exist do not substantively ...

Great Idea
November 18, 2016

Great Idea

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"Great Idea makes use of...ICT [information and communication technology] and media to amplify the effect of good quality lessons to be used inside and outside of schools." Great Idea is a mobile- and distance-learning project for secondary ...

#Unite4Heritage
November 10, 2016

#Unite4Heritage

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"Empowering youth to actively participate in cultural life and equipping learners to become responsible global citizens is vital to forging more fair, inclusive and peaceful societies. Digital technologies and the Internet, which impact on the ...

My Rights My Voice Completion Report 2011-2016
October 31, 2016

My Rights My Voice Completion Report 2011-2016

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"The project has created a dynamic which will allow us to change the destiny of our communities." - Sofia, aged 24, MRMV youth group member, Niger

Evaluation of the 'My Rights My Voice' Programme: Synthesis Report
October 31, 2016

Evaluation of the 'My Rights My Voice' Programme: Synthesis Report

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My Rights My Voice (MRMV) is a multi-country programme implemented by Oxfam GB, Oxfam Novib, Oxfam Québec, and their partners with the aim of engaging marginalised children and youth in their rights to health and education services. (See Related ...

Reflections on Media Education Futures
October 27, 2016

Reflections on Media Education Futures

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"With technology companies continuously launching new devices, media consumption is constantly changing and new relationships with media and practices raise new questions. At the same time, new generations adopt new roles as users of the media ...

Communication, Participation, & Social Change: A Review of Communication Initiatives Addressing Gender-Based Violence, Gender Norms, and Harmful Traditional Practices in Crisis-Affected Settings
October 25, 2016

Communication, Participation, & Social Change: A Review of Communication ...

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"Participatory communication activities can spur discussion and engagement, empower individuals and groups, strengthen leadership and advocacy skills, and promote alternatives to norms and practices that propagate gender inequities and ...

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 ...

Level Up Learning: A National Survey of Teaching with Digital Games
March 10, 2016

Level Up Learning: A National Survey of Teaching with Digital Games

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"Teachers are showing a surprisingly strong receptivity to using games and acknowledging their power for student engagement. The growing momentum has been largely fueled by bottom-up professional development. Teachers are telling us that they are ...

Chilika Lagoon
November 3, 2015

Chilika Lagoon

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"The ecosystem based management demonstrates how restoration of Chilika with active community participation not only has positive impact on the biodiversity but can significantly improve the livelihood of the local communities." - Raj Kumar ...

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 ...

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 ...

Protecting Children in Cyberspace in Kenya: Whose Responsibility Is It?
August 8, 2013

Protecting Children in Cyberspace in Kenya: Whose Responsibility Is It?

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"Recent studies in Kenya indicate that children dedicate a good amount of time on the Internet, using it for different levels of social networking, entertainment and education."

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 and Numeracy: Filling Gaps and Expanding Opportunities for Early Grade Learning
June 27, 2013

Mobile Learning and Numeracy: Filling Gaps and Expanding Opportunities for ...

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"...there is very little practical and rigorously evaluated experience to date in mobile learning for early grade numeracy in the developing world....[T]here are a few promising examples, even using most basic mobile phones, for teacher ...

Games for a Digital Age: K-12 Market Map and Investment Analysis
June 26, 2013

Games for a Digital Age: K-12 Market Map and Investment Analysis

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"Imagine if kids poured their time and passion into a video game that taught them math concepts while they barely noticed, because it was so enjoyable." - Bill Gates, in his speech to the Education Commission of the States' National Forum on ...

Technology for a Global Early Childhood Education
June 26, 2013

Technology for a Global Early Childhood Education

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"Our world is becoming both increasingly diverse and increasingly connected, which means that children will need new skill sets in order to communicate and collaborate and to work and play together."

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 ...

Technology Outlook for Singaporean K-12 Education 2012-2017
December 14, 2012

Technology Outlook for Singaporean K-12 Education 2012-2017

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This report presents the findings of a research project led by the New Media Consortium (NMC) in partnership with SingTel Education that intends to inform educational leaders about significant developments in technologies supporting teaching, ...

Technology Outlook for Brazilian Primary and Secondary Education 2012-2017
December 14, 2012

Technology Outlook for Brazilian Primary and Secondary Education 2012-2017

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"...online learning and workspaces are entering mainstream use in schools. Collaboration is increasingly perceived as a fundamental skill worldwide, which has sparked a growing demand that students, teachers, and schools find creative ways to ...

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 ...

Technology and Interactive Media as Tools in Early Childhood Programs Serving Children from Birth through Age 8
May 7, 2012

Technology and Interactive Media as Tools in Early Childhood Programs ...

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"When used intentionally and appropriately, technology and interactive media are effective tools to support learning and development...[K]eeping screen time recommendations in mind, technology and interactive media have the potential to enhance, ...

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 ...

Strategies for Managing Virtual Learning Environment
September 30, 2011

Strategies for Managing Virtual Learning Environment

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This handbook summarises some key strategies that an instructor can utilise to be effective in an online environment, using Moodle Learning Management Systems (LMS) tools. The handbook was developed in response to the growing number of ...

Media & Learning Brussels 2010: Addressing a Changing View of Media Literacy and Developing Digital Media Skills in Education
September 30, 2011

Media & Learning Brussels 2010: Addressing a Changing View of Media Literacy ...

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This document summarises the presentations at the Media & Learning Brussels 2010 conference, November 25-26, Belgium, organised by the Flemish Ministry of Education and Training and the media company ATiT, Audiovisual Technologies, ...

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 ...

Youth Empowerment through Arts and Media (YETAM)
March 21, 2011

Youth Empowerment through Arts and Media (YETAM)

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Initiated in 2008, the Youth Empowerment Through Arts and Media (YETAM) project is an initiative by Nokia, Plan International, and local partners which seeks to give youth the skills and tools to communicate at local, national, and global level ...

Mobile Solar Computer Classroom
March 21, 2011

Mobile Solar Computer Classroom

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Initiated in 2007, the Mobile Solar Computer Classroom (MSCC) is designed to address the problems of limited hands-on technology instruction due to poor infrastructure and the lack of skills to meet the needs of the technology sector in East ...

Global Teenager Project Zambia
March 21, 2011

Global Teenager Project Zambia

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Initiated in 2001, the Global Teenager Project Zambia (GTPZ) is part of the international Global Teenager Project (GTP), an initiative launched by the International Institute for Communication for Dev

e-Learning Series on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Education
March 21, 2011

e-Learning Series on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Education

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Bangkok with funding support from Japanese-Funds-In-Trust (JFIT) has published an e-learning course on information and communication technology (ICT) in education ...

Mpilonhle Mobile Health and Education Project
March 21, 2011

Mpilonhle Mobile Health and Education Project

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Launched in 2007, the Mpilonhle Mobile Health and Education Project, implemented by Mpilonhle (which means "Good Life" in Zulu), uses mobile units to provide health information and services and education programmes to rural schools and ...

Learning by Ear for Afghanistan
March 21, 2011

Learning by Ear for Afghanistan

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On March 5 2010, Germany's international broadcaster Deutsche Welle began broadcasting an interactive educational radio programme in Pashtu and Dari for children and youth in Afghanistan.

International Children's Digital Library (ICDL)
March 21, 2011

International Children's Digital Library (ICDL)

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The International Children's Digital Library (ICDL) is a research project to create a digital library of children's books from all over the world. Launched in the United States (US) in 2002, the ICDL project has 5 primary research goals: to ...

How are Digital Games Used in Schools? A Study by European Schoolnet
March 21, 2011

How are Digital Games Used in Schools? A Study by European Schoolnet

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This European study examines how teachers use digital games in the classroom with their pupils for learning purposes. It covers commercial as well as educational games.

Quest Atlantis (QA)
March 21, 2011

Quest Atlantis (QA)

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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.

Protecting Youth against HIV: Education and Dialogue for Adolescents in Thailand
March 21, 2011

Protecting Youth against HIV: Education and Dialogue for Adolescents in Thailand

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This article describes a 5-year project through which the Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH) is facilitating HIV/AIDS and sexuality education for 11- to 18-year-old youth in Thailand.

Pan-African Research Agenda on the Pedagogical Integration of ICTs
March 21, 2011

Pan-African Research Agenda on the Pedagogical Integration of ICTs

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Launched in 2007, the Pan African Research Agenda on the Pedagogical Integration of ICTs (PanAf), a joint initiative of the Educational Research Network for West and Central Africa (ERNWACA) and the U

Keep Your Chats Exactly That!
March 21, 2011

Keep Your Chats Exactly That!

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Keep Your Chats Exactly That! is a campaign that creates awareness amongst young people on issues of online safety. Launched in May 2009, Keep Your Chats Exactly That! is a campaign by Girls'Net designed to empower young people with tactics for ...

Invisible Children
March 21, 2011

Invisible Children

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