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A positive outcome in the time of Covid-19 through the use of WhatsApp in Zimbabwe

This blog post was written by Clare Woodward (Lecturer in International Education at The Open University) with contributions from Stephen Harrison and Clare Tope (academics in Education and Youth Studies), as well as other colleagues at the Open University and partner organisations. It’s a sunny morning and I’m just getting ready to co-facilitate a 2-hour […]

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EDT High Speed Response

High-speed quality research services

Education Development Trust are one of UKFIET’s member organisations. This article, published on their website, showcases a series of evidence reports recently published for the DFID-funded EdTech Hub and K4D programmes. It also outlines their approach to pivoting their high speed research support during these times of a global pandemic, when more evidence is needed. […]

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COVID_Building Back Better

What does ‘build back better’ mean in the context of educating the world’s children post-Covid-19?

This blog was written by Dr Anna Riggall, Head of Research at Education Development Trust. This article was originally published on the Education Development Trust website. A few months into global lockdown, at the peak of mass school closures in most countries, and on the brink of an economic crisis on a scale the world […]

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Online education’s COVID-19 struggles

This blog was written by Mary Burns, a technology and professional development specialist at Education Development Center. She helps Ministries of Education, universities and schools design and deliver online and face-to-face education programmes. Perhaps like no other crisis, COVID-19 has highlighted the role of technology in education—in particular, online technologies. With almost all of their […]

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