If we are entering into the 'datafication' of education, countries will need to define rules and to develop new skills to ensure that present and future technology-enhanced education…

Cristobal Cobo |

What might a new global edtech readiness index look like? Here's a first draft to stimulate discussion. [infrastructure: devices, connectivity | content: digital resources, online assessment…

Michael Trucano, Cristobal Cobo |

What might a new 'edtech readiness index' aim to do? What are some general principles that could guide its creation, and point the way toward work that might be even more useful?

Michael Trucano |

If forced to choose *one* indicator that would suggest that an education system was equipped to utilize educational technologies *at scale* to 'transform teaching and learning', it would…

Michael Trucano |

Many countries around the world are preparing to significantly increase their investments in the use of educational technologies. How might they measure what they are doing -- and compare…

Michael Trucano |

Given the lack of rigorous evidence to guide related decision making, a big investment in educational technologies has in many ways been the true ‘faith-based initiative’ in many education systems…

Michael Trucano |

counting the beans can sometimes be rather difficult -- and what you brew may depend on how you count A recent EduTech blog post explored how issues related to ownership and liability can impact…

Michael Trucano |

owned! pwned? In many low and lower middle income countries around the world, large scale purchases of computing devices for use in schools are just beginning to happen. Given that efforts of this…

Michael Trucano |

they come in all shapes, colors and sizes ... Oh, you work at the World Bank, someone recently remarked to me. It must be great to have access to so much information and data about so many things…

Michael Trucano |

we're looking for ewe So: We're hiring! The World Bank is seeking to hire two people to work on research, advisory and operational activities with governments around the world, exploring…

Michael Trucano |