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 works to advance digital equity and enable everyone to thrive as learners, workers, and family and community members in the digital world.
We support organizations to leverage technology to increase the reach and impact of education and social impact initiatives.
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
Just launched! The Remote ESOL Project website is now live on our site at edtech.worlded.org/remote-esol-project. 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.
The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic forced adult education programs across the country to rethink how they organize and deliver instruction. In response, most education providers adopted technology-based approaches faster and at a larger scale than ever before. As the...
Since March 2020, we have seen widespread adoption of technology by adult educators. Throughout this process, we have seen a gradual shift from “emergency response teaching” — throwing whatever tech tool or platform we could at learners in an effort to keep learning...
By Vi Hawes This is the second in a series of Tech Tips blog posts exploring the Hybrid Flexible (HyFlex) model for classes and instruction in adult education programs. Check out the first post, Considering Use of the Hybrid Flexible Model in Adult Education. I have...
A goal of our research is to understand characteristics of employer-supported learning that may lead to advancement. In our work to date, we have come to understand that it is not necessarily the existence of educational opportunities that matter, but instead whether...