there's a lot of info out there, but how much of it is relevant? Given the lack of rigorous evidence to guide related decision making, a big investment in educational technologies has in many…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Help! I've been hacked! In my experience working with education officials around the world over the past two decades, the confidence of senior leadership in an education system's…

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Also available in: Español | Français  what did I miss? For the past two decades, I've worked on issues at the intersection of the education and technology sectors in middle- and low-income…

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I don't know exactly what's wrong, I feel like we're not connecting anymore Few would argue with the contention that access to the Internet will be increasingly important to…

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I like drawing boxes, what (and who) should I put in them? When, two decades ago,  I first started helping people who were investigating the uses of new technologies in education, many of the…

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doomed by fate ... or is there another way forward? Opinions and approaches vary regarding how to ‘best’ utilize new technologies to support teaching and learning in ways that are engaging,…

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