Web Resources

Guide to measuring ICT in education

This manual, produced by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, describes standardised concepts and indicators for measuring ICT in education. By using the guide, researchers can present their findings and data in a consistent manner to ease interpretation and comparison between studies and projects. | Read more...

mLearning Africa

Regularly updated with stories from news sources, academic research and project reports, the mLearning Africa website has become a valuable resource for anyone interested in using cell phones for education — m-learning. | Read more...

Distance Learning in Developing Countries

With many years experience in the field, Professor Stewart Marshall, has developed this website for anyone interested in how ICTs can be used for distance education. It focuses on open educational resources, open source software, web 2. | Read more...

Distance Learning for Development Course

DL4D (Distance Learning for Development) provides high-quality postgraduate training to those working in the field of international development. This site has information on over 140 short courses available to study at a distance. | Read more...

Monitoring and evaluation of ICT in education initiatives

As infoDev's Knowledge Maps: ICT in Education notes, ‘It is generally believed that ICTs can empower teachers and learners, promote change and foster the development of '21st century skills', but data to support these beliefs are still limited". | Read more...

4 Reasons why Facebook is an educational tool for schools

Schools who restrict or block Facebook are missing out on a great opportunity to use social networking to inspire children to learn and share using technology in transparent manner. Educators should embrace ICT tools like Facebook as a medium to excite and educate students. | Read more...

Me learning ? (m-learning and e-learning)

M-learning for All tried to emphasise that some of the problems often mentioned in connection to e-learning in Africa such as accessibility, power and affordability problems can be addressed by m-learning and usage of mobile phones. | Read more...

South African Institute for Distance Education

SAIDE is a non-governmental organization based in Johannesburg but conducting projects throughout South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa. SAIDE’s task is to contribute to the development of new models of open and distance education practice, that... | Read more...

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