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This EdTech Hub Helpdesk Response presents an overview of curriculum reform implementation within the context of Covid-19 and strengthening education systems for when children return to school ('building back better'). The document emphasises interventions and evidence relevant to African countries.
Low-Tech Devices and Connectivity for Learning in Lebanon (EdTech Hub Helpdesk Response No. 29)Chuang, R., & Khalayleh, A. - 2021 - EdTech Hub
This document was produced in response to a request from the FCDO Lebanon team for guidance on leveraging low-tech devices and enabling connectivity to support learners in Lebanon, aligning with school reopenings. The document compiles effective initiatives across Lebanon and other countries.
EdTech Initiatives Focused on Classrooms and Teachers: A Curated List for Rwanda (Helpdesk Response No. 28)Chuang, R., & Koomar, S. - 2020 - EdTech Hub
This document was produced in response to a request from the FCDO Rwanda team for a curated list of EdTech initiatives related to the following focus areas: 1. Classroom software 2. Teacher education 3. School administration.
Summarised Findings from the EdTech Hub Helpdesk [Working Paper]Chuang, R., & Moss Coflan, C. - 2020 - EdTech Hub
As of December 2020, EdTech Hub’s Helpdesk has been active for nine months, responding to over 60 requests supporting decision-making on education technology. This document summarises our responses to six commonly asked questions across the topics of reaching marginalised learners, supporting teachers, and using EdTech to mitigate learning loss.
Cost-Effectiveness and EdTech: Considerations and case studies (Helpdesk Response No. 32)Chuang, R., Burnett, N., & Robinson, E. - 2021 - EdTech Hub
An output of the EdTech Hub, https://edtechhub.org The answer to the question ‘What is cost-effective EdTech?’ is highly nuanced, as it depends on the choice of the initiative, its design, implementation, intended audience, and how the local context is addressed. We compiled select case studies that examine how EdTech was used in cost-effective and less cost-effective ways.
EdTech in Rwanda: A Rapid Scan (Country Scan No. 11)Kimenyi, E., Chuang, R., & Taddese, A. - 2020 - EdTech Hub
EdTech Hub country scans explore factors that enable and hinder the use of technology in education. This includes policies, government leadership, private-sector partnerships and digital infrastructure for education. The scans are intended to be comprehensive but are by no means exhaustive; nonetheless, we hope they will serve as a useful starting point for more in-depth discussions about opportunities and barriers in EdTech in specific countries and in this case, in Rwanda. This report was...
Back-to-School Campaigns Following Disruptions to Education (EdTech Hub Helpdesk Response No. 12A)Chuang, R., Kaye, T., Moss Coflan, C., & Haßler, B. - 2020 - EdTech Hub
This EdTech Hub Helpdesk response focuses on back-to-school campaigns following disruptions to education, ensuring that children rapidly return to school as soon as it is safe and practical. Key themes of effective school re-openings are examined in the context of modalities used to deliver distance learning (e.g., radio, television).
Characteristics of effective teacher education in low- and middle-income countries: What are they and what role can EdTech play? (Helpdesk Response No. 10B)Allier-Gagneur, Z., McBurnie, C., Chuang, R., & Haßler, B. - 2020 - EdTech Hub
This paper analyses a range of literature reviews to identify characteristics of effective teacher education, including focusing on practical subject pedagogy; incorporating peer support and; creating a coherent policy environment.
Bangladesh Back-to-School Campaign (EdTech Hub Helpdesk Response No. 12B)Kaye, T., Chuang, R., Moss Coflan, C., & Haßler, B. - 2020 - EdTech Hub
The EdTech Hub received a request from the FCDO Bangladesh team to provide a topic brief identifying best practices from previous back-to-school campaigns following disruptions. Key themes of effective school re-openings are examined in the context of modalities used to deliver distance learning (e.g., radio, television).
Using Blended Learning to Support Marginalised Adolescent Girls’ Education: A Review of the Evidence (Helpdesk Response No. 25)Allier-Gagneur, Z., Chuang, R., McBurnie, C., & Haßler, B. - 2020 - EdTech Hub
This topic brief reviews evidence about the use of blended learning to support the education of marginalised adolescent girls in low- and middle- income countries.
Nine takeaways from our reviews of COVID-19 education responsesChuang, R., Kaye, T., Koomar, S., … Moss Coflan, C. - 2020, August 31 - EdTech Hub
Regular readers will know about our Helpdesk, the on-demand support service we provide for FCDO advisers and World Bank staff to help them make evidence-informed decisions. Since the onset of coronavirus, the Helpdesk team has responded to requests from 15 countries across Africa, Asia, and the Middle…
Session 6: How do I ensure my EdTech investments are cost-effective? [EdTech Hub Presentation]Chuang, R., & Proctor, J. - 2022
The Strategic Choices for Education Reform workshop held in Zimbabwe in November 2022 aimed to provide a forum for senior government officials to reflect and consider the strategic reform options for their countries. The objective was to convene officials in key positions in the ministries of education, higher education, finance, and planning to learn about important issues and approaches in education; exchange experiences and lessons; develop an understanding of what is necessary to...
Summarised findings from the EdTech Hub Helpdesk [Working Paper]Chuang, R., & Moss Coflan, C. - 2020 - EdTech Hub
Key considerations when developing an ICT in Education strategy (Helpdesk Response No. 43)AlSheikhTheeb, T., Chuang, R., & Pandit, S. - 2022 - EdTech Hub
This report was commissioned by UNICEF and produced under UNICEF and EdTech Hub’s global partnership, in response to a request from the UNICEF Laos team that was submitted to the EdTech Hub Helpdesk. It presents key considerations on the overarching process to develop an ICT in Education strategy (e.g., components, stakeholders, timelines) and lists examples of other national ICT in Education and EdTech strategies. Keywords: EdTech strategies; ICT in Education strategies An output of the EdTech Hub, https://edtechhub.org
Cost-Effectiveness and EdTech: Considerations and case studiesChuang, R., Burnett, N., & Robinson, E. - 2021 - Zenodo
An output of the EdTech Hub, https://edtechhub.org
Guidance on Facilitation of E-Learning (Helpdesk Response No. 40)Dzinotyiweyi, M., Chuang, R., McGinty, S., & Obaid, R. - 2022 - EdTech Hub
National EdTech strategies: what, why, and whoChuang, R., Coflan, C., Giraldo (UNICEF), J.-P., … Tungatarova (UNICEF), R. C., Caitlin Coflan, Juan-Pablo Giraldo (UNICEF), Ian Attfield (FCDO) and Auken - 2022, February 18 - EdTech Hub
Using evidence from Covid responses, the report advises policymakers responding to learning loss caused by the pandemic to use existing EdTech, and focus on good pedagogy that is supported, rather than replaced by, technology.
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