Research and Innovation to Fulfil the Potential of EdTech

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It will be 70 years before we achieve universal primary education for all children, according to the Global Education Monitoring Report’s business-as-usual scenario. How much longer until those children are learning well and their teachers are well-supported? 

70 years is too long to wait. We know technology has the potential to accelerate progress and increase equity — or, it could distract and exacerbate inequality. That’s why, a new programme — the EdTech Hub — we will galvanise a global community in pursuit of catalytic impact, focusing on evidence so we can collectively abandon what does not work and reallocate funding and effort to what does.

With support from UK Aid and in partnership with the World Bank and others, the EdTech Hub will work to advance knowledge and practice through research, innovation, and engagement. It is committed to using rigorous evidence and innovation to improve the lives of the most marginalised.

The partnership

The EdTech Hub is collaboratively run by a partnership of organisations.

The Directors and Advisors

The Hub is managed by a directors’ group who are responsible for programme management, research, innovation and engagement:

The group of directors is complemented by senior advisors:

@GlobalEdTechHub, #EdTechHub

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Björn Haßler
Björn Haßler