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This study sought to understand more about how teachers and school leaders in low and middle-income countries assessed student progress when students were learning remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. The study was undertaken in six countries – Bangladesh, India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, and South Africa. The data collection involved focus group discussions with two held in each country. It was…

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The Prioritizing Learning During Covid-19 report, recently launched by the Global Education Evidence Advisory Panel, reinforces a well-known but often overlooked refrain about EdTech: it is not a silver bullet. 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…

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T4 Education has released the findings from their spring survey of more than 20,000 teachers from 165 countries on the experience of teaching in the Covid-19 pandemic. EdTech Hub analyzed the data on behalf of T4 Education. The findings were surprising, confirming, unsettling and, in some cases, affirming: Download the report to dig into the findings, read real teacher stories…

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reimagine education during Covid-19

EdTech Hub has been supporting education sector stakeholders in Bangladesh over the last year to make effective, evidence-informed decisions about the use of EdTech. a2i plays a key role in shaping Bangladesh’s vision for its future of learning and EdTech Hub is proud to partner closely with Anir Choudhury, ai2 policy advisor, and all of the a2i team. Read more…

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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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Implementing a virtual learning environment is a challenge in any situation. But how do you implement one in a country with few resources, lacking technological infrastructure, and no experience with virtual learning? In response to Covid-19, Zanzibar is planning to implement a virtual learning environment (VLE) to complement its print-, radio-, and TV-based distance education programmes. In Zanzibar, an autonomous…

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In the initial rush to respond to school closures, countries focused on rolling out distance education. Policy-makers now realise that effective distance education requires robust data generated via high-quality monitoring. This blog highlights the findings of a brief synthesising effective practices in monitoring distance education.  Since March 2020, the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted 36 million learners in Bangladesh. Schools closed…

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