In a recent blog post, titled “Let’s Not Romanticize 2019”, I found an interesting reflection shedding light on how the tenets of online education can positively impact face-to-face teaching practices and how the experience of the last two years can help us improve our connection and engagement with online learners. This discussion reminded me of one I just … [Read more...] about Online teacher training for the Caribbean: Talking to Paul Blackman
Labour & Learning
What are the factors affecting the digitalization of the labor markets and the widening skills gap? One + one (1+1) is not equal to successful digital transformation. Performance and cost are two key drivers of technological development. As transistors increasingly fit into smaller spaces, processing power is increased and energy efficiency improved, all at a lower cost for … [Read more...] about Successful digital transformation: It’s not just about technology…
For yet another year, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) working with the office of the Presidency of Trinidad and Tobago, hosted the Pr.A.I.S.E for the public sector 2021. This was the fourth iteration of this prestigious award as it continues to grow in Trinidad and Tobago. The idea is to recognize innovation and service excellence in public sector organizations and … [Read more...] about Pr.A.I.S.E for the Public Sector Shines in Trinidad and Tobago
It is not often that one comes across an industry that constantly self-introspects for growth; that recognizing that it is evolving, seeks to have a clear vision of where it is going. The growth of a sector, in most cases, is seen to be the responsibility of governments. But in reality, it depends on the ecosystem in which it operates. Interesting results are obtained when a … [Read more...] about How can a human-centered approach support an industry upgrade?
When aiming to bring government into the internet age, the first question to ask is no longer why, nor what - but who. We know our governments need digital transformation, and that they needed it yesterday. They need to do more with less, deliver services faster, more equitably and in a personalized way, and in a way that prevents corruption. By now, we’re also familiar with … [Read more...] about To bring governments into the digital age, start with the people who will make it happen