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 |

Jason DeParle’s book, launched last week, marks a milestone in the literature on migration and global development. It is an intelligent, informative, and compassionate chronicle of migration and…

Dilip Ratha |

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 |

It is to be expected that migrants – a lot of them tend to be young and alone – send more money home, or more of them send money home, ahead of Mother’s Day. This is evident in the monthly flow of…

Dilip Ratha, Eung Ju Kim |

Officially recorded annual remittances to low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) reached a record high of $529 billion in 2018, according to the World Bank’s latest Migration and Development…

Dilip Ratha |

Publics divided on immigrants’ willingness to adopt host country’s customs Majorities in some of the world’s top destinations for international migrants say immigrants strengthen their countries,…

Ana Gonzalez-Barrera, Phillip Connor |