Our paper A Case for a Systems Approach to EdTech
Remote learning does not work for all: devastating drop in learning outcomes in the U.S. following the Covid pandemic
Overall, remote learning does not seem to have worked. Why is that?
I am reading the Peripheral Visions: Learning along the Way by Mary Catherine Bateson. What a wonderful book
System-wide damage to higher education in Somalia caused by conflict can only be addressed through systems thinking and collective effort.
At the end of March, Italian novelist Francesca Melandri wrote an opinion piece for The Guardian. She started her article with: “I am writing to you from Italy, which means I am writing from your future. We are now where you will be in a few days.”
Education during the COVID-19 crisis: Opportunities and constraints of using EdTech in low-income countries
During this time of crisis, education will not be business-as-usual, and EdTech alone cannot close the learning gap. It will be dedicated teachers and resilient educators who will ensure learning doesn’t stop — but they could be helped by the right EdTech tools
Education in a pandemic: five messages that Australia’s aid program could consider now – Governance and Development Soapbox
After much debate in the media about whether it is safe for the community, teachers and children themselves to continue going to school, the Australian Capital Territory and Victoria in Australia are going ahead with student-free schooling. Whilst the symptoms and deaths of children from COVID-19 have been lower in comparison to other ages groups
This week I read this article on EdTech published in the Guardian which asked Can computers ever replace the classroom? Here in Finland due to the coronavirus pandemic only a few schools remain open and the question is no longer whether computers can replace the classroom, during these weeks they have to. So, I talked