Ashoka Globalizer Fellows - Education Technology

Country: France
Field of Work: Learning/Education

Isolation and inactivity among marginalized communities – from refugee camps to underprivileged neighborhoods – can have dramatic consequences such as violence and physical and mental health problems in communities. In response, Jérémy is defining a new standard for libraries in the 21st Century, repositioning their...

Country: India
Field of Work: Learning/Education

In a nation where natural disasters strike often and with devastating effects, Dr. Parag Mankeekar is helping India’s children master disaster preparation and response planning. Parag’s training camps and computer games create simulations that teach children how to be effective first responders for their families and...

Country: India
Field of Work: Learning/Education

Urvashi Sahni and Randolph Wang are matching high-quality pedagogy with low-cost technology to link quality teaching in urban schools with poor rural schools, and doing it inexpensively and on a large-scale. A facilitated video-based instruction system provides flexible ways of teaching students in the face of...

Country: United States
Field of Work: Learning/Education

Philipp Schmidt is infusing participatory learning into the open education space and building the first-ever open source lesson-planning platform.

Country: United States
Field of Work: Learning/Education

Leveraging technology to enhance the interactions among students, teachers, and parents so that all students can succeed.

Country: France
Field of Work: Learning/Education

François Taddéi is breaking away from the elitist, top-down, and conservative model of the French education system that fails to prepare students to innovate and meet the complex challenges of a changing world. François is reinventing high school and college science education and laying the ground for a renewed,...