Khan has come to Brazil -- here's what's on offer Last month saw the release of the latest annual Survey of ICT use in Brazilian Schools. Now in its fourth year, this initiative from…

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at least part of the picture is becoming a little more clear What's the impact of technology use on education, and on learning? This simple question is rather difficult to answer, for a…

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ALPAL-2? EASSy? SAm-1? WACS? As we near the halfway point of the second decade of the 21st century, it is difficult not to marvel at all of the new technologies that have insinuated their way into…

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I do not fear computers,   I fear the lack of them This year's Global Symposium on ICT use in education in Gyeongju, Korea focused on "Transforming Education with 1:1 Computing: Learning…

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no, we are talking about '1-to-1' (educational computing), not (five) 'won to Juan' (Mata) Not too long ago I did some advisory work in a country considering the purchases of…

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a different type of tablet, for a different type of education I once did some advisory work for a country's finance ministry in advance of a national presidential election where the two…

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consider this picture MOOCs -- massively open online courses of the sort that can simultaneously enroll thousands, even tens of thousands, of learners simultaneously -- have been a hot topic of…

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they tell me my generation is supposed to be able to 'leap frog' Each year on 8 September, groups around the world gather together to celebrate "International Literacy Day",…

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at first glance things look the same, but upon further reflection there are some potentially important differences to consider Based on my interactions with educational policymakers, and those who…

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something doesn't seem quite right with this particular implementation ... The World Bank's EduTech blog explores issues related to the use of information and communication technologies…

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