ICT Inventory for Education in Emergencies

Technology tools to ensure and improve education in crisis contexts.

Technology tools to ensure and improve education in crisis contexts.

Projects

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Digital Promise

Digital Promise was created with the mission to accelerate innovation in education to improve opportunities to learn.

American education has pockets of excellence that outshine the best of the best around the world. All across the country, students are designing, coding, composing, animating, and publishing. They are experimenting and solving problems of water and energy, creating community guides and gardens, and connecting across cultural and national borders through virtual exchanges. All across the country, innovative education leaders and classroom teachers are engaging, motivating, and nurturing students to develop mindsets for lifelong learning.

And yet, huge gaps exist between learning outcomes...

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Added Mar 22, 2017

Kiron

At Kiron, we believe that everybody has the right to fulfill their potential and improve their life prospects through education. We know that the obstacles refugees face in accessing education can be overcome.

Our vision is to provide millions of refugees worldwide with the opportunity to graduate with an accredited university degree, free of charge. No more time, potential, or lives wasted.

Kiron uses an innovative combination of online and offline learning to provide accessible, sustainable, and cost-effective education. To date, we have over 1,500 students on the platform, 22 partner universities, and 4 study tracks.

But Kiron offers much...

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Added Mar 22, 2017

Tabshoura

Alternative educational resources for students across Lebanon, accessible for everyone and for free.

In 2013, LAL launched Tabshoura, an e-learning project based on the Lebanese curriculum, available in three languages and covering all school topics. The platform is free, easily accessible, interactive and based on a “ Learn by Doing” approach.

We work with a network of professionals, educational technology experts, artists, school teachers, digitizers and communication specialists to uphold high educational standards and alternative approaches to quality learning in Lebanon.

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Added Mar 22, 2017

Teachers for Teachers

Teachers College, Columbia University and Finn Church Aid, in partnership with UNHCR and the Lutheran World Federation, have launched the new Teachers for Teachers initiative in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya to support refugee and other teachers in their efforts to improve their own teaching practice and student learning in the camp.‌

Through support from IDEO.org, the Teachers for Teachers model was piloted in 2015 and draws on the best evidence for developing the expertise, knowledge, and motivation of teachers through training, coaching and mentoring. It is a multi-layered and staged approach that unfolds over time, giving refugee teachers the opportunity...

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Added Mar 22, 2017

One Globe Kids

One Globe Kids was created in 2009 by Anne Glick to empower parents and educators to share the world with our children. One Globe Kids is a product of Globe Smart Kids, a non-profit social enterprise, determined to help create a bright future for children around the globe.

The One Globe Kids uniquely authentic approach to global education is designed to encourage feelings of interaction and familiarity between children, believing that our children will be kinder, wiser, and happier because they know more about the globe we share.

Features:

Real-kid stories from around the globe – Told child-to-child with full-color...
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Added Mar 20, 2017

Open Learning Exchange (OLE) (TIGER Girls in Za'atari)

Open Learning Exchange is committed to ensuring that everyone, especially our children, has access to a high quality basic education. We work with nation-based entrepreneurs committed to transforming their current educational systems into highly effective and affordable learning systems that can benefit all of their people.

We believe this can lead to more productive lives, communities and nations and the possibility of a peaceful world. Since 2007, we have helped establish Open Learning Communities in Asia, Africa, and Latin America for children, adolescents, and young adults, including those whose lives have been disrupted by violent conflicts.

Tiger Girls OverviewThe TIGER...

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Added Mar 20, 2017

OpenEMIS

OpenEMIS is a generic and Open Source Education Management Information System (EMIS) designed to collect and report data on education systems. The system was initially conceived by UNESCO to be easily and quickly customized to meet the specific needs of the educational systems of Member States.

An Education Management Information System can be defined as a set of formalized operational processes, procedures and cooperative agreements which are enabling the production, the management and the dissemination of unambiguous educational data and information in a timely and reliable manner to serve the needs of multi-level stakeholders (from educational institutions to central service)...

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Added Mar 20, 2017

Pi4L

The Pi4L Pilot is a partnership between International Education Association (IEA) , UNICEF-Lebanon and the College of Teachers in London.  

The Pilot commenced implementation from July 2014, in partnership with four delivery agencies: Ana Aqra, AVSI, Beyond, and Mouvement Social. 

It is an e-learning (electronic) program that aims to provide access to quality education to underserved communities at large. The overarching goal of Pi4L is to build the capacity of educators so that they can provide quality learning to a larger number of children by increasing their level of autonomy and computer literacy skills. The pilot was addressed to...

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Added Mar 20, 2017

Project Hello World

In remote and marginalised parts of the world, Project Hello World mobilises communities to build solar-powered outdoor Internet kiosks which are preloaded with educational software and applications. These WiFi-enabled ‘Hello Hubs’ are designed to withstand extreme weather conditions and are energy autonomous, which means they can bring connectivity and education to some of the most isolated regions.

Each Hello Hub is equipped with state-of-the-art technology including solar panels, satellite network connectivity, rugged waterproof keyboards and touch panel monitors, as well as cameras and audio equipment. Hello Hubs provide  an opportunity for children who are denied access to education to teach...

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Added Mar 20, 2017

Sima (Kukua)

Kukua relies on three key pillars for their mobile game SIMA. First, exciting game dynamics that will drive higher levels of retention, making learning really fun. Second, a strong pedagogy and Syrian curricula adapted into the game by Syrian literacy experts and cognitive psychologists will allow children to follow a structured educational path. Third, the game narrative is based on Syrian local culture and written by a Syrian storyteller, so that users can easily identify with and be enthused about the overall storyline and characters. The psychosocial well-being aspect of SIMA was designed by a psychologist with specific expertise working with...

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Added Mar 20, 2017