This post originally appeared here on 20th October 2014 under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0.
There were a couple of stories on the BBC recently, one to do with the onebillion project in Malawi (and in the UK), which also features the research by Nicola Pitchford (University of Nottingham): http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b04hfzs4/click-06092014.
The other story was about Qelasy, a tablet initiative in Ivory Coast: http://www.bbc.com/news/business-29163842
Björn Haßler has over 15 years of experience in education and international development. He is an advocate for Global Public Goods, Open Access, and Open Education and their role in global equity