Policy Briefs


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Learning Analytics

Learning Analytics is a rapidly growing research field and commercial market, with potentially disruptive potential. While educational researchers have for many years used computational techniques toanalyse learner data, generate visualizations of...
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Alternative Models of Education Delivery

The key goal of this Policy Brief is to produce a number of alternative models of education delivery in the formal education sector. It was felt that the creation of five alternative models would sufficiently populate the various subsectors of for...
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How Technology Can Change Assessment
Many discussions of technology-based assessments concentrate on automating current methods of testing to save time and cost. However, technology also changes what educators can assess, how and when to assess it, and for what purpose...
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ICT and General Administration in Educational Institutions

This policy briefing provides an overview of the Information and Communication Technologies that are used to support educational administration. It covers the full range of technologies used to support learning, teaching and researc...
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ICTs in TVET

Major research projects by different international organizations concentrate on the “21st century competencies” in our knowledge economy driven by technology. The efforts aim at finding indicators, criteria, and benchmarks for internat...
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ICTs and Teacher Competencies

Technology is a critical component of education in the 21st century; today’s students live in a global world and need to compete intellectually with peers worldwide. Data suggest that digital tools and strong pedagogy may help schools employ...
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Digital natives: How do they learn? How to teach them?

Information and Communication technologies (ICTs) have changed our societies. Not only they provided us with new techniques and tools; they are also changing many core concepts and values. The relationship people have with technology is changing, ...
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New-Generation Electronic Educational Resources

The importance of enhancing quality, effectiveness and accessibility of education has been discussed all over the world for many years. Fast-paced information production and the necessity of continuing upgrade of skills are no longer a subject of ...
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Diversification of learning platforms

A learning platorm is an integrated set of resources, tools, and interactive online services for teachers, learners, and others involved in education to support and enhance educational delivery and management (Wikipedia, 2011). The term ‘lea...
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ICTs and Indigenous People

Although worldwide there has been significant growth in access to computers and the Internet, the lack of access to such resources continues to be a major form of social and economic exclusion for many peoples across the globe. Among these are ind...
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