Your regular round-up of the latest in clear evidence, better decisions, and more learning in EdTech. 
In this issue:

Utafiti Elimu Tanzania: Research education conference fosters a diverse education system

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Over three days, attendees gathered and evaluated the impact of Covid-19 and presented what the government of Tanzania has done to weather its effects on learning. Read our blog for highlights from this event. 

School Visit: Human-centered design for better learning outcomes in Tanzania

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“My learners have been using the tailored HCD [human-centered design] tools for four months now and I can report that all of them are interested, eager to learn and class attendance has also improved.” – Wande Mkonyi, Headteacher - Toangoma Primary School
Find our story from our visit to Toangoma Primary School in Temeke, Tanzania.


Adopting building blocks in developing countries
In March, EdTech Hub hosted an event about using building blocks to improve learning in developing countries. The event presented a success case from India and the DIKSHA platform for learning. Find out more...

Personalised Digital learning; can it work in Kenya?

For a year now, EdTech Hub partner EIDU has worked in partnership with the government of Kenya to implement digital learning platforms for learners. As partners in EdTech research work collaboratively to provide evidence that will encourage decision-makers to prioritise technology in learning, EIDU provides a solution that enables the government to see the learning progress of all students in real time. Learn more...

Remote learning solutions for resilient education systems; World Bank and UNICEF launch seven resource packs

The case studies in the resource packs illustrate how successful remote learning programs worldwide have depended upon teachers, parents, and the broader community to enable and support remote learning. Watch video from the launch...


Lessons from developing a regional learning hub

In 2021, the UNICEF-ESARO, UNESCO, UNHCR, INEE, and EdTech Hub began collaborating to develop a proof of concept for a Regional Learning Hub (RLH). The aim of the RLH was to create a platform to provide teaching and learning content aligned to the curricula of different countries in the region appropriate to local contexts.  Find lessons...


How might education be different 4 years from now? 
Author: Alice Carter
It'll take a collective effort within countries and globally for things to really change in education. There are some brilliant examples of where people are already coming together. Read more...

Kenya's journey to robust remote learning environment

Authors: Caspar Groeneveld, Tom Kaye and John Kimotho (Former KICD Head of educational media)
Kenya’s remote learning offerings are an example for the region — but how did they come about and what model does Kenya provide? This blog post provides some insights into Kenya’s journey to develop a sustainable remote education ecosystem. Read for more...

Decolonising EdTech
Authors: Taskeen Adam, Moizza Binat Sarwar and Nariman Moustafa
A resource list for tackling coloniality and digital neocolonialism in EdTech. What does decolonising EdTech mean? Read our resource list


Optimising messaging for returns to school 

Authors: Joel Mitchell and Jonny D'Rozario
Within the broader landscape of messaging research in education, nudges to improve attendancelimiting learning loss during Covid-19, and learning applications that use ‘messaging’ as the medium are often bundled together. It is no surprise that these approaches have different impacts in different contexts. Joel and Jonny unpacks what it is about messaging that works. Read more...

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