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Introducing ICT into schools in Rwanda: Educational challenges and opportunities

January 2011

Jolly Rubagiza, Edmond Were, Rosamund Sutherland

International Journal of Educational Development. 31 (1), pp. 37-43. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijedudev.2010.06.004

Using ICT to Support Science and Mathematics Education in Rwanda (625.9 kB)

November 2010

Alphonse Uworwabayeho, Paul Denley and Rosamund Sutherland

This presentation looks at the 'one student, one laptop' programme in Rwanda and discusses its effectiveness in teaching science and mathematics in schools.

Exploring Gender Equitable Quality Education (299.3 kB)

November 2010

Jolly Rubagiza and Anjum Halai

This presentation looks at findings from across the EdQual projects and assess the level of gender equality in classrooms. It shows how more work is needed to improve equitable treatment.

PB 3: Using ICT to Support Science and Mathematics Education in Rwanda (513.8 kB)

September 2010

Rosamund Sutherland, with input from the Use of ICT Project Team

This policy brief suggests investment in ICT in Rwandan schools will only impact on education quality if young people are allowed student-centred, hands-on learning with ICT, and teacher professional development is key. Teacher professional development networks should be promoted, building on the model developed in the EdQual project.

Thesis abstract - Alphonse Uwowabayeho (180.7 kB)

August 2010

PhD Thesis Abstract for Alphonse Uwowabayeho, August 2010.

Teachers' innovative change within countrywide reform: a case study in Rwanda (158.6 kB)

October 2009

Alphonse Uworwabayeho

Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education Volume 12 (5) pp. 315-324

WP 15: Bridging the digital divide? Educational challenges and opportunities in Rwanda (475.6 kB)

September 2009

Edmond Were, Jolly Rubagiza, Rosamund Sutherland

This working paper argues that, despite efforts to provide Rwandan teachers, learners and communities with opportunities to take advantage of ICT’s potential, increasing numbers of people in some social groups subsist outside the knowledge society. Reducing this digital divide needs recognition of the challenges these groups face.

Case study: ICT and education in Rwanda

February 2009

Alphonse Uworwabayeho, Jolly Rubagiza, Edmond Were, Rosamund Sutherland

In Tim Unwin (ed.) ICT4D: Information and Communication Technology for Development. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 228-229

Overview of the NEPAD e-school initiative in the promotion of community health literacy in African schools

January 2009

Edmond Were

Journal for Science, Technology Education and Management, JSTEM Vol.3, No.2, 2009. ISSN 1991289. Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology. Not available online.

WP 6: Implementing Curriculum Change: Literature Reviews; South Africa, Rwanda and Pakistan (979.3 kB)

June 2007

R.Barwell, K.Bishop, S.Erduran, A.Halai, D.Iyamuremye, T.Nyabanyaba, N.F.Rizvi, S.Rodrigues, J.Rubagiza, A.Uworwabayeho

This working paper reviews literature in South Africa, Rwanda and Pakistan on curriculum change, gender equity and poverty alleviation, including: curriculum change for education quality; improving maths & science teaching, learning, and teacher education; improving gender equity; empowering learners, educators & communities.

WP 4: Ethics in qualitative research: issues and challenge (315.1 kB)

November 2006

Anjum Halai

This working paper identifies five key principles of ethical research around consent, confidentiality, anonymity, harm and reciprocity, discussing their application in EdQual’s project Implementing Curriculum Change, and reflecting on issues of power, empowerment and ownership in such participatory action research.

Proposal: The Use of ICT to Support Basic Education in Disadvantaged Schools and Communities in Low Income Countries (148.4 kB)

October 2006

Proposal for EdQual's ICT project.

Workshop report: Immersion in Schools in Rwanda (ICT) (473.6 kB)

May 2006

Report on workshop on Immersion in the Schools of Rwanda as part of the EdQual project Use of ICT to Support Basic Education in Disadvantaged Schools and Communities in Low Income Countries. Held 15-23 May 2006.