The Digital Divide in Online Education

The striking impact of digital poverty was manifest in the Covid-19 pandemic, during which many students’ ability to learn from home was disrupted, sometimes severely, by poor access to digital infrastructure. These inequities threaten to exacerbate persistent disparities in public education that short-change students of color and those from low-income families, resulting in potentially lasting…

An SDC Progress Report

The Sustainable Development Committee (SDC) debates critical issues that concern the UN Sustainable Development goals. This year, the committee started off strong.    On the first day of the conference, delegates in the SDC read their policy statements detailing their stances. Immediately after, the delegates converged in small groups and focused on developing resolutions for…

What measures have countries and organizations taken to develop digital tools education?

    The European Union (EU) has initiated The Digital Education Action Plan, which outlines the European Commission’s vision for high-quality, inclusive, and accessible digital education in Europe. The EU urges for stronger cooperation within its member states and them to learn from the COVID-19 crisis, during which technology is being used to minimize educational…