Tag: Digital School in a Box

What’s next in public-private partnerships: MobiStation at Social Innovation Summit

What’s next in public-private partnerships: MobiStation at Social Innovation Summit

Last week, I had the opportunity to speak at the Social Innovation Summit 2014. During the session “Beyond Doing Good: the Role of Innovation in UN Partnerships”, I was honored to share our work about “what’s next in public-private partnerships”, together with a distinguished panel of speakers, including activists, sociopreneurs, private sector leaders and UN colleagues. Here is […]

MobiStation

MobiStation

MobiStation, first developed by UNICEF Uganda, is a solar-powered multimedia kit built around a laptop, projector, document camera, speaker and other peripherals, all contained in a portable suitcase. MobiStations can be set up in schools and health centers in rural communities and provide access to quality learning content 24/7. In […]

Open Source “Mobi-Station” Research Collaboration

UNICEF Uganda is developing and deploying open source “Mobi-Station” prototypes in Uganda starting Q3 and Q4 2013, as part of its portfolio to enhance the outcome of universal primary education in Uganda. (In a previous blog post, we briefly outlined the “Mobi-Station (Digital School in a Box)” initiative: http://unicefstories.org/2013/06/27/upgrading-digital-school-in-a-box-mobi-case/) The innovation […]