This week at World Bank EduTech

  • released a new podcast episode about our World Bank #edtech strategy;
  • shared the webinar recording of our conversation with HundrED about transforming teacher professional development;
  • shared new blogs about teacher professional development, the changing role of teachers and technologies amidst the COVID 19, and critical skills, such as digital skills, that will enable job participation, creation, and innovation in formal and informal sector;
  • hosted our first Clubhouse call to engage the broader edtech community in our conversations;
  • participated in a webinar with Educate! about building and assessing youth skills remotely during COVID; and
  • shared a Call for Expressions of Interest for At-Scale Research announced by the EdTech Hub, a joint initiative of the World Bank, UKFCDO, and the BMGF.
  • Bonus: #edtech by the Numbers!
  • How can education systems enhance and scale teacher professional development through the integration of tech-based solutions? Aishwarya Shivaji Patil (World Bank) and Tom Kaye (EdTech Hub) explore this question:
  • up to GBP 750,000 in funding
  • for work in one (or more) of the six EdTech Hub focus countries: Bangladesh, Ghana, Kenya, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, Tanzania
  • deadline: 11 April 2021

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