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Innovation in Education : Improving Learning Outcomes through ICT Technology (English)

Many countries in sub-Saharan Africa identify technology as a viable complementary tool to improve learning outcomes in primary and secondary education. New research evidence from The Gambia suggests that a student-centered computer-assisted learning (CAL) program significantly improves student performance and teaching effectiveness in secondary schools. Policy action to complement traditional pedagogical methods with interactive technology in classrooms can help countries translate their gains in access to education into greater achievements in learning and skills.


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    Soumahoro,Souleymane, Berman,Beatrice A., Sharma,Rajesh

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    Innovation in Education : Improving Learning Outcomes through ICT Technology

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    Primary and Secondary Education; Innovation in Education; quality of learning; learning by doing; role of technology; performance in mathematics; traditional teaching approach; senior secondary school; implications for policy; focus group interview; Access to Education; Teachers; pilot school; tertiary institution; research design; science subject; in school; universal schooling; certification exam; average score; college admission; pedagogical method; interactive technology; student learning; seating arrangement; learning technology; learning experience; traditional school; school administrator; teaching effectiveness; official curriculum; equipment breakdown; teaching material; several steps; estimation method; school level; program impact; exam score; program evaluation; compulsory subject; selection bias; enrollment rate; survey data; socioeconomic background; learning impact; available data; quantitative analysis; secondary institution; administrative datum; study design; pilot program; student evaluation; learning method; classroom level; defective equipment; solar panel; classroom environment; working-age population; demographic dividend; gross enrollment; student participation; effective teaching; good monitoring; digital course; quality learning; lower secondary; math score



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Soumahoro,Souleymane Berman,Beatrice A. Sharma,Rajesh

Innovation in Education : Improving Learning Outcomes through ICT Technology (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.