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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.
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.
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...
Cost-Effectiveness and EdTech: Considerations and case studies (Helpdesk Response No. 32)Chuang, R., Burnett, N., & Robinson, E. - 2021 - EdTech Hub
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. An output of the EdTech Hub, https://edtechhub.org
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).
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).
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…
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.
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...
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
Guidance on Facilitation of E-Learning (Helpdesk Response No. 40)Dzinotyiweyi, M., Chuang, R., McGinty, S., & Obaid, R. - 2022 - EdTech Hub
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.
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.
Mapping National Digital Learning Platforms (Helpdesk Response No. 45)Rui, T., Chuang, R., Thinley, S., … Rasolohery, Hasiniavo. - 2023 - EdTech Hub
This report presents findings from a global mapping exercise of 471 national digital platforms across 184 countries that was conducted by EdTech Hub following a Helpdesk request from UNICEF. The mapping exercise focused on examining three key areas of availability, usability, and inclusivity of national digital learning platforms. The study found that 32% of identified national digital learning platforms no longer exist, have not been updated since 2020, or have links that do not work. Only...
الامتحانات عبر الإنترنت في سياقات الطوارئ: هل المراقبة، والتقنيات الأخرى، مجدية في سوريا لتيسير عقد امتحانات تشمل جميع الطلاب؟ [Helpdesk Response]AlSheikhTheeb, T., Sahin, A., Abdelrahman, S., … Sheqem, Y. - 2022 - EdTech Hub
كلمات مفتاحية: الامتحانات عبر الإنترنت، تكنولوجيا مراقبة الامتحانات، سياقات الطوارئ، سوريا خلاصة: الغرض من هذه الوثيقة تقديم دليل يمكن استخدامه من قبل الممارسين في مجال التعليم العاملين في سياقات الطوارئ لتقييم مدى جدوى تنفيذ الامتحانات الإلكترونية واستخدام تكنولوجيا مراقبة الامتحانات. سيتطلب عقد الامتحانات عالية المخاطر عبر الإنترنت في سوريا وفي سياقات طوارئ أخرى استثمارات كبيرة لتحقيق المتطلبات الأساسية اللازمة للجدوى والمصداقية. تشمل هذه المتطلبات الأساسية الكهرباء والإنترنت والأجهزة،...
Online Examinations in Emergency Contexts: Can Proctoring and Other Technologies Be Feasible Alternatives for Facilitating Inclusive School Exams for All in Emergency Contexts? (Helpdesk Response No. 41)AlSheikhTheeb, T., Sahin, A., Abdelrahman, S., … Shequem, Y. - 2022 - EdTech Hub
The purpose of this document is to serve as a guide that education practitioners working in emergency contexts can use to assess the feasibility of implementing online examinations and using proctoring technologies. The implementation of online high-stakes examinations in Syria and other emergency contexts will require significant investments in achieving the prerequisites needed for feasibility and credibility. Prerequisites include electricity, internet, and devices, as well as the...
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