Using technology to facilitate educational attainment: Reviewing the past and looking to the future
Kishore, D. & Shah, D. (2019) Using technology to facilitate educational attainment: Reviewing the past and looking to the future. Pathways for Prosperity Commission Background Paper Series; no. 23. Oxford, United Kingdom.
This paper reviews the main factors that inhibit educational attainment in the developing world. From a systems level approach, the role of technological interventions are analysed for their potential to solve issues in early childhood education, infrastructure, enrollment rates, teacher quality, student well-being, school administration, parent engagement etc. Followed by a deep dive into the implications of access to technology for learners across the spectrum of age and developments in the field of computer assisted learning and online learning and the impacts they have on learner populations across various socioeconomic brackets.