Digital Learning for Development (DL4D) is part of the Information Networks in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa (INASSA) program funded jointly by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) of Canada and the Department for International Development (DFID) of the United Kingdom, and administered by the Foundation for Information Technology Education and Development (FIT-ED) of the Philippines.

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DL4D Network Holds 2nd Regional Meeting In Manila

The Digital Learning For Development (DL4D) Network held its second regional meeting on [...]

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Call for Proposals – An Impact Evaluation of the EduApp4Syria Prize Competition Digital Game Apps

  The Call for Proposals to conduct an evaluation of the literacy [...]

Questions and Responses: Call for Proposals – An Impact Evaluation of the EduApp4Syria Prize Competition Digital Game Apps

  UPDATE (28 March 2017) Question: "Do we need to use an RCT [...]

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: An Impact Evaluation of the EduApp4Syria Prize Competition Digital Game Apps

Opening Date: 30 January 2017 Closing Date: 5:00 PM, 27 February 2017 [...]

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DL4D Expert Group on Learning Analytics

DL4D has formed an Expert Group on Learning Analytics (EGLA) that aims to initiate data-driven and evidence-based discussion and surface new insights among educators, policymakers, decision-makers and other education stakeholders in Asia on the possibilities, parameters, limitations and requirements for effective and culturally meaningful use of learning analytics in learning institutions and environments in developing countries in the region.

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“The DL4D Research Network is committed to investigating how digital learning can help address the issues of educational equity, quality and efficiency particularly in the Global South where these issues pose real challenges to human development.

This is not doing research for research’s sake. The work of the Network’s researchers, experts and partners, from both the south and the north, is intended to spur informed discussions with policymakers, decision-makers, educators, other practitioners and the learners themselves on what works, what doesn’t and what models to invest limited resources in.” – DL4D Principal Investigator Prof. Cher Ping Lim, The Education University of Hong Kong


Guidebook on Game Development for Early Literacy Learning in Developing Countries

The Guidebook is an evidence-based practical guide for designing, developing and deploying [...]

Micro-climate studies in a STEM-based curriculum using open-source hardware and software

This research is a design for schools in developing countries (such as [...]

A Localised Problem-Based Tutor for O/L Mathematics in Sri Lanka

This research project will implement a problem-based intelligent tutoring system for the [...]

Examining the effects of ABRACADABRA, a web-based literacy program on primary school students in rural China

This research will investigate the effects of ABRACADABRA (ABRA), a web-based literacy [...]

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