Mapping impact on houses in Tacloban In the aftermath of a disaster, lack of information about the affected areas can hamper relief and recovery efforts. Open-source mapping tools provide a much-…

Zuzana Stanton-Geddes |

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 |

When I was back in school, and long before I had come across names like Wilbur Schramm or Manuel Castells, I remember learning about the power of new information  and communication technologies to…

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 |

يكمن التحدي الذي يواجه التوجهات والمناهج الجديدة للتنمية في توفر القدر القليل من أمثلة الحياة الواقعية للاسترشاد بها أو حتى الاستفادة منها. وعلى عكس التوجهات التنموية المتبعة حاليا، فإن البيانات،…

سيو تشو كويك |

        Microwork presents a unique opportunity for jobs and income for sections of Palestinian society that face high levels of unemployment, such as youth and women. It is a new phenomenon in…

Siou Chew Kuek |

Le problème, quand on suit de nouvelles approches en matière de développement, c’est que l’on peut difficilement s’appuyer sur des précédents dont on pourrait s’inspirer. Contrairement à ce qui se…

Siou Chew Kuek |