Digital Strategy for

Learning & Employment

COVID-19 Response

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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to Help

Educational technologies advance at rapid speeds. Our experts help you identify, design, implement, evaluate, and promote best practices in leveraging technology to accelerate learning.

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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! 

Professional Development

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

What’s New

Our latest projects, professional development resources, and blog posts

Remote ESOL project banner

Just launched! The Remote ESOL Project website is now live on our site at  Stemming from six months of research, this site holds information for teachers, administrators, policy makers, and researchers interested in leveraging educational technology to support enrollment, attendance, achievement, and completion in remote ESOL programming for adults. 

New Report: Leveraging Technology to Increase Opportunity

Introducing the 21 CLEO Project page!

Digital Navigators: Awareness of Services & Impact

Digital Navigators: Awareness of Services & Impact

By Priyanka Sharma, Catalina Gonzalez, Nicole Cabrera Holguin and Panote Nuchprayoon  Keys to Impact in Digital Navigator Services: Adaptability, Trust, and Awareness, a three-part blog series is a collaboration between the EdTech Center and the ExCITe Center at...

Remote Instruction Observation Tool

Remote Instruction Observation Tool

By Amy Poland Little did Maine’s adult educators know that when they left their classrooms on Friday, March 13, 2020, they would not return for months and for some, more than a year. But that did not stop them from continuing to support their learners as most adult...

Learning for Future Possibilities

Learning for Future Possibilities

We’ve published 5 blog posts that present different personas of working learners. These personas are drawn from our interviews with frontline worker learners across the country who are participating in employer-supported learning opportunities. The personas...

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