Digital Strategy for
Learning & Employment
We have rapidly mobilized resources to safeguard education, mitigate disruptions, and support programs during this crisis. Visit our Tips for Distance Learning page for resources and read more about our global efforts.
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Educational technologies advance at rapid speeds. Our experts help you identify, design, implement, evaluate, and promote best practices in leveraging technology to accelerate learning.
Catalyzing an edtech movement
to expand reach and impact of adult and youth education
The EdTech Center @ World Education leverages technology to increase the reach and impact of education and workforce initiatives and to enable everyone to thrive and be active, informed citizens in the new digital world. We work with partners to accelerate learning, digital literacy, college and career readiness and economic mobility. Together we are catalyzing an edtech movement that puts the needs of learners and instructors first. Join us now!
Online and in-person training to share best practices and foster edtech leadership
Research & Evaluation
Research, identification, and testing of new tools, emerging best practices, and delivery models
Meeting learners’ needs in partnership with tech developers and education and community organizations
Education on the power of technology for adult learning and advocacy for greater Internet and technology access
Our latest projects, professional development resources, and blog posts
The Transforming Distance Education course is now live on our site! The free and open course offers four learning modules developed by the EdTech Center @ World Education with support from the US Department of Education’s Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education (OCTAE) to provide timely, high-quality professional development on distance and blended learning.
Interviewed by Annalisa Crowe We recently welcomed Guilherme Braga, CEO and co-founder of Brazil-based Egalite as a Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative fellow for entrepreneurs through the U.S. Department of State. Egalite specializes in the recruitment of...
In our last several blog posts, we’ve shared the personas that we generated using interview data analyzed through a qualitative coding process. While each working learner that we interviewed has their own unique story, we used persona development to find patterns...
By Jessica Wabler When I worked at the YWCA National Capital Area, we had a long history of using distance and blended learning opportunities to help our learners reach success. Thus, when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, we were lucky to already have a number of measures...
As education researchers and practitioners, we’ve long been committed to furthering adult education as a way to build toward a more just and equitable society. We believe that although education often is seen as a portal to success, it is not an individual journey of...