don’t worry: your solution (salvation?) has finally arrived! One persistent challenge for educational policymakers and planners related to the potential use of informational and communication…

Michael Trucano |

no worries, everything here is orderly and under control, all money is being accounted for in a clear and timely manner I often find that a sure way to generate rather heated discussions in many…

Michael Trucano |

building new things in Afghanistan In response to a recent EduTech blog post on “the 'ideal’ educational technology devices for developing countries”, I received numerous responses that…

Michael Trucano |

الأرقام مذهلة: فقرابة ثلث سكان الجزائر والمغرب تقل أعمارهم عن 15 عاما، وتليهما مباشرة تونس. وهذه الطفرة الكبيرة في أعداد الشباب تضع ضغوطا هائلة على النُظُم التعليمية في بلدان المغرب العربي.

أدريانا جاراميلو |

The numbers are staggering. Almost one third of the populations of Algeria and Morocco are under the age of 15, with Tunisia following close behind. This ‘youth bulge’ is placing immense pressure…

Adriana Jaramillo |

Les chiffres sont stupéfiants. En Algérie et au Maroc, près d’un tiers de la population a moins de 15 ans, et la Tunisie n’est pas loin derrière. Cette croissance exponentielle de la population…

Adriana Jaramillo |

smile and say 'PISA!' Much of the discussion related to how new technologies can be used in classrooms in low and middle income countries focuses on the use of PCs, desktops and tablets…

Michael Trucano |

Technology use in schools at reasonably large scale began in many OECD countries in earnest in the 1980s and then accelerated greatly in the 1990s, as the Internet and falling hardware prices…

Michael Trucano |

a handy approach to finding the answers Challenges for educators in the Internet age Wherever there are rules, there are almost inevitably people looking to break them, especially where a…

Michael Trucano |

How do you keep computers in schools in working order? Basic technical maintenance is a perennial challenge for many schools in developing countries.  The phenomenon of unused -- and unusable! --…

Michael Trucano |