Research ~ The opportunities and challenges of ICT for learning
RAISING LEARNING OUTCOMES
WITH UNICEF, AGA KHAN EDUCATION SERVICES AND AGA KHAN FOUNDATION, SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
Innovation Unit in partnership with Aga Khan Education Services (AKES) and Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) have been working with UNICEF’s regional offices in sub-saharan Africa to better understand the opportunities and challenges of ICT for learning on outcomes for young people.
Schools globally have barely scratched the surface of how technology can be a positive force for learning. Those that have, often struggle to use technology effectively to have an impact on learning outcomes. This report looks at examples from across countries and continents, it then goes on to identify key issues and suggests the role UNICEF can play in ICT for learning: technologies designed to enable high quality teaching and learning.
Our research informs UNICEF’s thinking on information communication technology (ICT) for learning in a sub-Saharan Africa context. The project builds on previous work completed for AKES in which the team investigated learning technology stories from diverse contexts, including many that are complex and resource-constrained.
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