DLA have been producing learning materials for Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh. Culturally relevant, easy to use, the materials use a combination of active-learning and self-learning activities that take learning beyond the classroom. Last month the first materials went to press.
Ready to Run is a finalist of the 17th British Council ELTons Awards for Innovation in English Language Teaching 2019 in Innovation in learner resources. This learning resource has been selected as a finalist by a panel of experts from among 150 international products, publications and services as meeting the stringent criteria for innovation and practical application.Read More
At Digital Learning Associates we have been studying the EU Copyright Directive Law for any challenges and risks it poses the education sector. Under the Directive, social content posted by users, and containing rights-protected material, will become the platforms’ responsibility to clear for copyright including paying fees, or take down. But education users are also feeling a chill.Read More
With school-age children making up half of the 1 million Rohingya refugees living in camps in Cox’s Bazar, the need for a structured system of education is paramount. In March, working with UNICEF and the British Council, DLA sent the first round of English learning materials for Rohingya refugee teachers to print.Read More
In February, DLA’s mobile teacher training pilot for the British Council moved into the deployment phase. Materials are now with 150 teachers, and we’re eager to learn how they impact the teachers’ lives and to monitor any improvements in teaching outcomes.Read More
In autumn 2018 we trained local data collectors to gather thousands of education data points from refugee teachers, students and parents. We found clear evidence that video materials for mobile learning are in demand as part of the teachers’ training mix. Time to start filming.Read More