I'd like to teach the world to read, in perfect harmony ... While I have not seen any research evidence to support this particular contention,  I have been in a number of presentations over…

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On 5 October 2011, the Indian Ministry for Human Resource Development announced the launch of a new low cost educational tablet: the Aakash. Developed by the London-based company DataWind with the…

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The World Bank's infoDev program recently released the latest volume in its periodic surveys of the use of information and communication technology in the education sector around the world.…

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what price is right for you? When I started working full time exploring issues related to the use of educational technologies in developing countries about a dozen years ago, many ministries of…

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I recently found myself with a free morning in Delhi, and thought I would make use of the time by searching for a certain rather famous Hole In The Wall. Some quick background: Back in 1999…

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Given their low costs and increasing ubiquity, even in very poor communities, much has been written about the potential for mobile phones to aid in the delivery of 'anytime, anywhere'…

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cross-posted on the infoDev web site On 21 April 2010 infoDev will launch the first draft of its Survey of Information and Communication Technology for Education in India & South Asia. The…

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Next week the World Bank is holding a forum on public-private sector partnerhips (PPPs) in the education sector as part of its ongoing initiative investigating this increasingly important topic.…

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A quick check of the user logs for the World Bank's EduTech blog shows that postings on the use of mobile phones in education consistently draw the most readers.  While highlighting the new…

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The German scholar Max Müller famously remarked that "If I were asked under what sky the human mind has most fully developed some of its choicest gifts, has most deeply pondered on the…

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