Education

One Laptop per Child (OLPC)

One Laptop per Child (OLPC)

Region
Global

Programme Summary



The mission of One Laptop per Child (OLPC) is to empower children of developing countries to learn by providing one connected laptop to every school-age child.

Thoughts on Educational Content Management

I posted some thoughts on Educational Content Management, which is one of the areas which I’m working on right now, over on the OLE Nepal blog:

GeoAméricas Project

GeoAméricas Project

RegionCaribbean, Latin America

Programme Summary

This project uses geographic information systems (GIS) to present cultural, tourist, educational, environmental, and health-related sites and sources of information in coordination with local institutions and authorities.

Pan-African Research Agenda on the Pedagogical Integration of ICTs

Pan-African Research Agenda on the Pedagogical Integration of ICTs

RegionAfrica

Programme Summary

Launched in 2007, the Pan African Research Agenda on the Pedagogical Integration of ICTs (PanAf), a joint initiative of the Educational Research Network for West and Central Africa (ERNWACA) and the University of Montreal (Canada), is a five-year project seeking to better understand how the paedagogical integration of information and communication technologies (ICTs) can enhance the quality of teaching and learning in A

Invisible Children

Invisible Children

CountryUganda, United States
RegionAfrica, North America

Programme Summary

Motivated to raise awareness of "the unseen war" in Northern Uganda, 3 young filmmakers from the United States are using the power of stories in an effort to promote international advocacy to sustain the peace process and garner support programming for children and families living through the conflict.

Katha

Katha

CountryIndia
RegionSouth Asia

Programme Summary

Katha is an Indian organisation working to transform children into community leaders through education. It was started in 1988 with a children's magazine ("Tamasha!") and was fully registered as a nonprofit organisation in 1989 (serendipitously, on World Literacy Day, September 8). Katha connects grassroots work in education, urban resurgence, and story to address social injustice and economic poverty in urban India.

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