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The educational problem that MOOCs could solve: professional development for teachers of disadvantaged students

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A UNESCO study therefore set out to test the efficacy of an experimental course for teachers who need but do not receive high-quality continuing professional development, as a way of exploiting what MOOCs can do indirectly to serve disadvantaged students. The course was based on case studies around the world of information and communication technology (ICT) in primary education and was carried out to contribute to the UNESCO ‘‘Education For All’’ goal. It used a co-learning approach to engage the primary teaching community in exploring ways of using ICT in primary education.


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