• Learning at Scale for the Global South – A compilation of papers commissioned by Digital Learning for Development (DL4D) that examines the potentials and limits of online learning in addressing the challenges of equity, quality, and efficiency facing education systems in the Global South.
  • Learning Analytics for the Global South – A compilation of papers commissioned by Digital Learning for Development (DL4D) that considers how the collection, analysis, and use of data about learners and their contexts have the potential to broaden access to quality education and improve the efficiency of educational processes and systems in developing countries around the world.
  • More about MOOCs and developing countries – A blog article from the World Bank’s Michael Trucano that offers 10 observations about MOOCs and developing countries.
  • TASCHA study on MOOCs in developing countries  – Findings of a study of MOOCs for workforce development in Colombia, the Philippines, and South Africa.


Other Resources

  • UNESCO Global Education Monitoring Report 2016 – The Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report by UNESCO shows the potential for education to propel progress towards all global goals outlined in the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (SDGs). It also shows that education needs a major transformation to fulfill that potential and meet the current challenges facing humanity and the planet.
  • UNESCO Institute for Statistics Fact Sheet (October 2016) – Estimates of how many teachers are needed to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 4 and other related data.
  • Digital learning for developing Asian countries: Achieving equity, quality, and efficiency in educationThis chapter in the Routledge International Handbook of Schools and Schooling in Asia approaches the question of digital learning adoption in developing Asian countries through the optics of three interlocking goals in education: equity, quality, and efficiency (EQE). Issues of effectiveness, sustainability, and scalability, as well as key research gaps, are also highlighted.
  • Teacher’s Guide for Remote Learning During School Closures and Beyond – Prepared by FIT-ED (Coalition Secretariat) with Coalition members Education University of Hong Kong, SUMMA and RTI International, this quick decision-making guide is intended for teachers continuing to engage their students in learning during school closures and beyond.