How EdTech Can Accelerate Economic & Social Development

Mar 5, 2024

4:00pm – 5:00pm CT

For low and middle income countries, economic and social development is challenged by scarce resources, a dearth of skilled workers, and, often, pervasive inequality. However, several countries have made rapid progress through dramatic improvements in education outcomes. By combining technology interventions, evidence-based innovations, and a commitment to inclusive education, these countries have taken bold steps to improve education and elevate communities of marginalized learners. The panelists will discuss strategies for countries to realize success in education outcomes.

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Martin McKay


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Rebecca Winthrop

The Brookings Institution

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