A Connected World
A CONNECTED WORLD: 5.9 billion mobile phone subscriptions on a planet with 7 billion people. Staggering numbers--and opportunities--in the eyes of UNESCO, which in partnership with Nokia released its Working Paper Series on Mobile Learning. Covering mobile learning initiatives, education policies and teacher attitudes around the globe, the study calls for more proactive policymaking, leadership and public-private partnerships. Two papers--one on mobile learning initiatives and related policies, and one on mobile technologies for teacher support and professional development--are devoted to each region (Latin America, North America, Asia, Europe, Africa & the Middle East), with two global finding papers synthesizing findings from the regional reports. What are you waiting for? Go on and read all twelve here.