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Making the Most of Technology for Learning and Training in Latin America

Digitalisation is transforming the world of work and societies, and creating opportunities to learn and develop skills in new ways, times and places. The adoption and use of digital technologies can help Latin American countries close the skills gap with more advanced economies. Making the Most of Technology for Learning and Training in Latin America demonstrates how Latin American countries can realise the potential of new technologies for skills development in schools and all stages of life. It identifies barriers to accessing ICT infrastructure and connectivity limitations in Latin America, and provides recommendations on how they can be overcome to ensure that all students and citizens can benefit from new technologies for learning. The report explores the relationship between technology use in initial education and students’ performance in Latin America, and how policies can best support teachers as digital tools enter their classrooms. Digitalisation provides new opportunities for lifelong learning and this report examines the potential of open education and MOOCs in reaching those adults who are most in need of training in Latin American countries.

Available from June 30, 2020

In series:OECD Skills Studiesview more titles

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword
Executive summary
Overview
Enhancing connectivity to develop skills in Latin America
Making the most of new technologies in initial education in Latin America
Teachers’ use of new technologies in Latin America
Adult learning and technology in Latin America
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