When schools worldwide began shifting from face-to-face to virtual classrooms due to the pandemic, educators were forced to rethink and redesign their learning environments – essentially overnight. While technology in schools had been rising for years, few teachers had extensive experience in conducting learning in a mostly online environment. In Honduras, nearly … [Read more...] about Creating Effective Online Education Experiences in Honduras
During the third quarter of the twentieth century, many Latin American countries made a great effort to expand the coverage of their education systems. The progress, albeit important, was insufficient and uneven and was interrupted by the crisis of the end of the 1970s: output fell in almost all the continent, unemployment skyrocketed and countries were hit by hyperinflation. … [Read more...] about Back to School After COVID-19: Why Not a Return to the Future?
A digital citizen is a person who uses information technology (IT) to participate in society, politics, and government. Karen Mossberger defines it as " those who use the Internet regularly and effectively" in her book Digital Citizenship: The Internet, Society, and Participation. They have a comprehensive understanding of digital citizenship, which is responsible and … [Read more...] about Digital Citizenship: Do We Have Both Rights and Duties in the Online Space?
We’re witnessing a new boom in the audiovisual industry in Latin America and the Caribbean. Financially speaking, it’s estimated that in 2019 alone, more than $5.7 billion US dollars were invested in audiovisual productions, which led to the creation of more than 1.6 million direct and indirect jobs in Latin America, according to a study from Olsberg SPI .And the … [Read more...] about The future of the entertainment industry depends on skills, developing creative talent, and diversity of voices in the region
Richard Wang is the CEO of the global technology education company Coding Dojo. As a leading education and technology executive, Richard is committed to creating economic mobility and increasing opportunities for workers to reskill or upskill so they can meaningfully participate in the digital economy. He is also a special guest in our blog series about the development of … [Read more...] about Workforce Development and Closing the Global Digital Skills Gap