Mobile Technologies for Education:
the experience in the developing world
How can we use mobile technology to improve education in developing countries?
Which mobile technologies are most versatile and appropriate for interactive teaching in poorly resourced classrooms?
What are the roles of NGOs, the private sector and research institutions in contributing to mobile education?
From ‘M-Ubuntu’ to mobile phones for higher education and social inclusion, what can we learn from existing mobile education initiatives?
With experts on m-Education (mobile education), including:
Dr Bjoern Hassler, Senior Research Associate, Centre for Commonwealth Education, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge;
There will be networking opportunities after the panel discussion with drinks provided.
This event is sponsored by Cambridge Education Services and co-hosted by the Humanitarian Centre and the Centre for Commonwealth Education at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge. It is part of a themed year on ICT4D (ICT for Development) run by the Humanitarian Centre in partnership with ARM.
Throughout 2010-11, the Centre is running events, training and an online directory to engage with a range of audiences interested in ICT4D, including NGOs, academics and the private sector. For more information, visit: www.humanitariancentre.org/ict4d
When & Where
Centre for Global Equality
The Centre for Global Equality focuses the resources available in world centres of excellence such as Cambridge on evolving innovative solutions to global challenges. We contribute to greater global equality by improving access for the underprivileged to the intellectual, social and financial resources usually reserved for the elite.
We are a network of NGOs, academics, businesses and individuals who work collaboratively towards reducing extreme inequality, a root cause of poverty and marginalisation globally. Based in Cambridge, we have over 50 member organisations that work on more than 90 projects in 27 countries.
For more information please visit: www.centreforglobalequality.org