Digital Strategy for

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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.

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We support practitioners in integrating technology into instruction and programs. Learn more about our in-person, E-learning, and custom training options for individuals, organizations, and states.

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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! 

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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

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New Report: Leveraging Technology to Increase Opportunity

Introducing the 21 CLEO Project page!

8 Tips for Implementing Learning Circles in Any Program

8 Tips for Implementing Learning Circles in Any Program

Maryann Peterson with EdTech Center Staff A version of this article first appeared in  PROGRESS, Virginia's adult education and literacy newsletter published quarterly by the Virginia Adult Learning Resource Center. Learning Circles shape more than just the...

Barriers to Learning, Part 1

Barriers to Learning, Part 1

By Naila Bairamova and Crystal Dixson This blog post is the first in a two-part series that focuses on barriers to learner participation and persistence in employer-supported educational opportunities. In this framing of past research and reports, the 21 CLEO Research...

Vote For Digital US & EdTech Center @ SXSW EDU!

Vote For Digital US & EdTech Center @ SXSW EDU!

Digital literacy is rapidly becoming the new literacy. Like it or not, technology has come to stay. Everything we do -- from accessing healthcare, handling financial transactions, engaging with our community, and even accessing learning and job opportunities --...

Leveraging Digital Literacy Skill Attainment as a Program Outcome

Leveraging Digital Literacy Skill Attainment as a Program Outcome

By Tom Cytron-Hysom Adult Basic Education programs across the US are working to integrate more digital literacy instruction into their educational programming. Knowing exactly how that programming fits within reporting and outcomes requirements that frame federally...

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