Education Programs

Education programs around the world can benefit from the help of mobile tools. They can track student attendance and performance, help recruit and train new teachers, and serve as job aids to improve lesson plan adherence, as well as the safety and sanitation of classrooms. CommCare has been used around the world in all kinds of educational programs, from tracking teacher growth against personalized plans to recording and comparing school and student performance to local and past averages.

Mobile tools can help to improve quality of services, inform decision-making, and strengthen accountability. CommCare offers features to strengthen teacher professional development programs by equipping instructional coaches with mobile tools for monitoring teacher performance and providing individualized support.

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Benefits of Mobile Data Collection in
Education Programs

Track student and teacher attendance and performance over time to develop strategies to improve.

Multimedia capabilities can help introduce teachers to new pedagogical strategies.

Compare collected attendance and performance records to past data or local averages.

Offline capabilities allow the application to be used in even the most rural, underserved schools.

Collected data are uploaded in real time so supervisors can assess schools’ performance on relevant indicators.

Applications can be translated into multiple languages to be used across regions.

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Featured CommCare-Based
Education Projects

Save the Children

Save the Children Thailand uses CommCare to enroll students and track attendance in schools along the Thai-Myanmar border.

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Anseye Pou Ayiti

Teach for Haiti uses CommCare to help recruit, train, and equip teachers, while also tracking their performance against personalized growth plans.

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UNICEF Ghana uses CommCare to track and assess attendence, security, and lesson plan adherence in schools across the country.

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More than 2000 projects across 80 countries rely on CommCare for their mobile data collection and reporting needs.

“We are ready to design applications that are everything from simple and straightforward to those with challenging and unique designs and use cases.”
- Ted Barlow, President

“CommCare gave us the ability to control the experience of our fieldbased data collectors, which drastically reduced human error.”
- Bhawna Mangla, Senior Research Associate

“Thank you for helping us to gather data, refine programming, and spread the message about our impact in fighting global climate change and extreme poverty.”
- Sarah Baird, Executive Director