Over the past few months, the EdTech Hub team has analysed and mapped the EdTech research landscape in Sierra Leone. In doing so, we have met a number of individuals and organisations that are exploring if and how technology can support the country’s education sector.  In week four, we met with Arthur Saidu, Eusebio Rincon Casado and Maggie Shergill from…

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EdTech Hub and the World Bank have been working closely with decision-makers around the world to identify ways to continue to support teachers while schools are shut. This involves ensuring that teachers are being given the opportunity to grow and develop their skills while they’re away from school. In this blog Tom Kaye from EdTech Hub and Aishwarya Shivaji Patil…

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Over the past few months, the EdTech Hub team has analysed and mapped the EdTech research landscape in Sierra Leone. In doing so, we have met a number of individuals and organisations that are exploring if and how technology can support the country’s education sector.  In week two, we connected with Dr Samba Moriba and Prince Brainard from Freetown Teachers…

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Over the past few months, the EdTech Hub team has analysed and mapped the EdTech research landscape in Sierra Leone. In doing so, we have met a number of individuals and organisations that are exploring if and how technology can support the country’s education sector.   In week one, we connected with Abdulai Swaray and Bai Kamara from the Pikin-to-Pikin Movement.…

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To celebrate International Mother Language Day 2021, EdTech Hub’s Björn Haßler spoke with Alice Castillejo and Mia Marzotto of Translators without Borders. They talked about the importance of mother tongue-based education and the need to support speakers of marginalised languages. This blog post captures their conversation. “How do we know that speakers of marginalised languages are left behind?” Alice: Research…

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Arnaldo Pellini, Susan Nicolai, Moizza Binat Sarwar, Sam Wilson, Akanksha Bapna, Chris McBurnie, Adedoyin Adesina, Oladele Akogun, Ernest Ngabo, Hind Al-Hindawi, Ni Wayan Suriastini, Vollan Ochieng, Moses Ngware, Asma Rabi , Abdul Musawir, Clement Sefa-Nyarko, Edem Agbe , Rabia Tabassum, Amna Zaidi, Jeroen Groenewegen, Harish Doraiswamy, Sudhansu Sharma, Liangdi Xu In this blog we summarise four takeaways from a reflection…

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ICT Transforming Education in Africa: Review of ICT in Education Policy in Ghana  TERMS OF REFERENCE (TOR) FOR INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANTS 1. Background/Context  UNESCO Korean Funds-In-Trust ICT Transforming Education in Africa is a project developed under  the UNESCO-Korea Funds-in-Trust framework to support a selected number of Sub-Saharan  African countries to test scalable and effective models of using information and  communication technologies…

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Governments all over the world have closed learning institutions because of the Covid-19 pandemic, including in Kenya. This has exacerbated the global learning crisis and made it more difficult for teachers, parents, and caregivers to include children with disabilities in quality education. To ensure learners with disabilities were not left behind during Covid-19 school closures, eKitabu partnered with EdTech Hub…

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