Distance Education Database

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Manual/Handbook/Guide

Remote Learning Packs

Published by
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
World Bank

The seven Resource Packs are designed to support government officials and staff in national and international agencies tasked with designing and implementing effective remote learning opportunities for children in development and humanitarian contexts as well as strengthening existing remote learning programmes.

English
Report

Unlocking Learning: The implementation and effectiveness of digital learning for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Published by
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

This report presents findings from a digital course used on tablets and mobile phones for language learning in Lebanon, where 40% of school-age children and adolescents are Syrian refugees. The digital course was introduced in non-formal education  classes for Syrian refugees to strengthen English or French language learning and help their transition to Lebanon’s trilingual education system.

English
Report

EdTech Global Landscape Analysis: Trends from the present and near future of technology-enabled learning

Published by
International Rescue Committee (IRC)
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Handshake, Airbel Impact Lab

We hope this scan and analysis can serve as an ongoing resource to those in the humanitarian sector and beyond. We hope it will provoke their thinking about what possibilities exist to serve their learning and education challenges, and how trends in the sector are moving toward or away from the kinds of solutions they might need for their work.

English
Report

Cost-effective approaches to improve global learning

Published by
World Bank
UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO)
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Building Evidence in Education (BE2)

This note is intended to be helpful for technical staff in Ministries of Education, donor agencies, local education groups, and non-profit organizations in thinking through appropriate interventions. This global evidence it presents should be used alongside context-specific analyses and system diagnostics.

English
Report

Teaching and Testing by Phone in a Pandemic

Published by
Center for Global Development

In this paper we evaluate the effectiveness of live tutoring calls from teachers, using a randomized controlled trial with 4,399 primary school students in Sierra Leone. Tutoring calls increased engagement in educational activity but had no effect on mathematics or language test scores, for girls or boys.

English
Report

Reopening with Resilience: Lessons from remote learning during COVID-19

Published by
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

This report reviews the emerging evidence on remote learning throughout the global school closures during the COVID-19 pandemic. Its goal is to help guide decision-makers to build more effective, sustainable remote learning systems for current and future crises.

English
Toolkit

Designing a Comprehensive Distance Learning Strategy

Published by
US Agency for International Development (USAID)

The purpose of this toolkit is to provide practical guidance (tools, examples, and resources) for designing a comprehensive distance learning strategy that covers an entire education sector or system.

English
Journal Article

Field Note: Home Visiting in the Middle East: Reflections on the Implementation of Reach Up and Learn

Published by
Journal on Education in Emergencies (JEiE)

In this Field Note, authors Katelin Swing Wilton, Aimée Vachon, Katie Maeve Murphy, Ayat Al Aqra, Abdullah Ensour, Iman Ibrahim, Anas Tahhan, Kayla Hoyer, and Christine Powell outline the International Rescue Committee’s experience adapting a home-visiting ECD intervention for refugees and internally displaced persons in Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria.

English
Toolkit

A Hopeful, Healthy, and Happy Living and Learning Toolkit

Published by
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
REPSSI

The toolkit is a set of materials directed towards children, parents, caregivers and teachers in various settings, which promote psychosocial wellbeing and link with key life skills to strengthen social and emotional learning.

English
Report

Gindegi Goron

Published by
International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Results from IRC’s audio initiative to support nurturing care for early childhood development in Cox’s Bazar during the COVID-19 pandemic

English
INEE Webinar

Measuring Distance Education During COVID-19

Published by
Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)

This webinar focused on how education practitioners and organizations around the world have adapted their M&E frameworks (data collection, monitoring, evaluation and learning) during the COVID-19 crisis with presentations and panelists from INEE, People in Need Nepal, Young 1ove, EdTech Hub, the Girls Education Challenge and Malawi project team, and the INEE Distance Education Reference Group.

English
Case Study

Marginalised No More

Published by
UK Girls Education Challenge, Street Child

Street Child’s Marginalised No More project in Nepal supports 7,000 highly marginalised girls to learn basic literacy and numeracy through an accelerated learning programme (ALP) and livelihood support.

English
Case Study

Sisters for Sisters’ Education

Published by
UK Girls' Education Challenge, Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO), British Council

Part of the VSO Sisters for Sisters’ Education Project in Nepal, the English and Digital for Girls’ Education (EDGE) programme supports 1,350 adolescent girls through girls’ clubs which had used radio as a key modality.

English
Manual/Handbook/Guide

Monitoring Distance Learning During School Closures

Published by
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

Key considerations and question bank (example questions) for monitoring the reach and effectiveness of distance and blended learning modalities, through surveys of parents, students and teachers.

English
Report

How many children and young people have internet access at home?

Published by
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
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International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

The unique findings presented in this report provide new insights on children and young people’s access to connectivity worldwide, as well as the factors that drive inequities among and within countries. It also aims to serve as a resource for stakeholders who seek to reimagine education and enhance internet access in their communities.

English
Report

The Great Disconnect: How remote learning in Iraq is leaving the most vulnerable further behind

Published by
Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Seven months after schools shut down due to Covid-19, re-opening dates in Iraq remain unclear and classes limited to certain grades. Millions of children are expected to start the new academic year exclusively through distance-learning programs, at least for the upcoming semester and with a few exceptions.

Arabic
English
Manual/Handbook/Guide

Distance Learning: A guide to playful distance learning - online and offline

Published by
LEGO Foundation

The LEGO Foundation Distance Learning Guide offers ideas, evidence and links to useful resources and learning communities, to help you make children’s distance learning more playful, engaging, joyful and effective, whether children are learning online or offline.

English
Report

INEE Mapping Report: Distance Education in Emergencies

Published by
Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)

INEE commissioned this mapping report in order to gain an understanding of who is doing what, and where, in terms of providing distance education (DE) in emergency and emergency-prone contexts.

Assessment

COVID-19 Needs Assessments - Education Findings: Schools Closures and Distance Learning

Published by
Save the Children

21 needs assessment reports from 14 country offices were analysed for education-related findings. Most assessments conducted to date have been multi-sectoral, with a focus on the impact of COVID-19 on children and families. Given the scale of school closures, the impact on children’s learning and wellbeing is a common thread throughout the assessments.

English
Other

Social Emotional Learning Distance Learning Activity Pack

Published by
Save the Children

This pack of activities is intended to support distance learning opportunities for children who are currently out of school and have no, or limited, access to quality education. These materials can also be used as a compliment to formal or non-formal education where social emotional learning (SEL) is not adequately covered by the curriculum.  

English
Report

Distance Learning in the Arab World: Report on the Response of Arab Countries to Educational Needs during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Published by
United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Office (UNESCO)

Arab countries found themselves forced to choose between two options, either to use distance learning or don’t provide education at all. After three months of distance learning, it was necessary to evaluate this experience in its various aspects and  identify the most critical challenges faced, in addition to providing solutions.

Arabic
English