Content tagged with Education

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LumenEd: An Accessible Platform for Better Learning Everywhere

Almost half of our country’s children are unable to read or do basic arithmetic. Maybe teachers would like to use additional teaching resources, but the schools have little money and infrastructure. In the developed world, learning about other cultures is mostly limited to reading about them or watching boring documentaries about them. Read on

Let's Talk About - Menstruation! Today is Menstrual Hygiene Day

Did you know that only 17 percent of school-going girls in Burkina Faso have a place to change their sanitary pads or tampons? That many women worldwide have no access to hygienic products to deal with their periods? Or that some girls in Nepal are not allowed to leave the house during 'that time of the month'? Read on

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iScuela, a Self Learning Platform for Kids

Technology often seems like the biggest promise of education for all in the future – shiny tablets in classrooms, MOOCs opening out learning where quality teachers are scarce and interactivity that can engage children’s imaginations and break down education barriers. A pre-cursor to being able to leverage the leap in technology however is good, interesting content. Read on

TIMES Pieces: Connecting the World, One Telecentre at a Time

We chat with Executive Director of Telecentre.org Foundation, Miguel Raimilla, to look at how a group of organisations with high ideals took the idea of linking people in remote communities to the world wide web and other communications technologies and morphed it into a cornerstone of sustainable development. Read on

Gaming for Education

Digital tools, technology and the internet are opening up new learning pathways as well as helping address some key issues around access to education. Read on