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GESCI at Mobile Learning Week 2015

GESCI’s Senior Education Specialist Mary Hooker attended the Mobile Learning Week 2015 (#MLW2015) hosted by UNESCO and UN Women in UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. The theme of the conference was ‘leveraging technology to empower women and girls’. The focus of activities throughout the week was looking…

Majority of children can't keep pace with school curricula

Let’s move from schooling to learning. That’s one of the key messages I took away from this excellent report from the Center for Global Development, which presents empirical evidence to support a suspicion that many of us working in education already harbour – that the gap between schooling and…

Is 1:1 computing an affordable educational investment?

A panel of four authorities on the subject of ICTs in Education took a position on this question at e-Learning Africa's highly anticipated closing debate on May 28th in Lusaka, Zambia. Unfortunately the motion statement in which this core question was embedded was long, containing a number of…

Survey reveals key insights into ICT4E in India and South Asia

The recently published infoDev survey on ICTs in Education for India and South Asia hopes to serve as a framework of reference for policy makers. The survey which focuses on ICT use at the primary and secondary levels of education reveals several key insights, including: 1. Successful ICT4E…

"Most investment in technology in schools is wasted. Discuss."

On April 21st infoDev will launch the first draft of its Survey of Information and Communication Technology for Education in India & South Asia at the World Bank office at Lodi Estate in New Delhi, India. The launch will feature a live debate accompanied by the motion "Most investment in technology…

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GeSCI publishes a quartelry ICT in Education update. The update is designed to keep partners and all those interested informed about GeSCI's activities as well as providing news and infromation from the field of ICT in Education.

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