Despite Gender Gap, Mobile Still a Smart Tool

By Jacqui Deelstra

March 13, 2015   |   0 comments

Mobile learning should be a great equalizer between men and women. Instead, it is throwing today’s large digital gender divide into sharp relief. Technology for development experts explain why—and why it is still our best tool. ...Read More

A personal journey for social change from Monrovia to D.C.

By Luther Jeke

March 10, 2015   |   2 comments

I can still remember the night of Dec. 21 when I boarded the Air Maroc flight to Dakar, Senegal. My mom traveled seven hours from rural Liberia to see me off. I had just celebrated my daughter’s second birthday the day before, and Ebola was still in full swing throughout the country....Read More

How Tablets Transformed our Monitoring & Evaluation in Zambia

By Roseline Tekeu

February 25, 2015   |   0 comments

In the fall of 2012, teams set out across six provinces of Zambia to collect early grade reading data on 4,600 students and teachers—with just pen and paper. A few years later, they did the same thing with tablets and saw the difference....Read More

Are we serious about educating marginalized kids?

By Cris Revaz

February 19, 2015   |   0 comments

As the United Nations debates the post-2015 global goals for education, it will have to decide what to prioritize and what to measure. Its choices will reveal how committed we are to ensuring even the most marginalized children are learning. ...Read More