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EdTech - Leveraging Technology for Scalable Education

Thursday, 14 June 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

EdTech - Leveraging Technology for Scalable Education

Core Diplomatic Training 2018, a collaboration between OICT and UNITAR

14 June 2018 (10:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m.) UN Secretariat, Conference Room E

 
This event for individuals without a technical background will provide an introduction to different technologies used in education, particularly those that can reach large numbers of people efficiently. It will explain the relevant technologies as well as provide examples of its uses by governments, educational institutions, the private sector, and the United Nations. Featuring speakers from the private sector, international organizations, academia and civil society, this event will include demonstrations and showcase projects contributing to sustainable develpment.
 
Programme:
 
Opening Remarks by UNITAR and UN-OICT.
 
10:00 a.m. Introduction to Education Technology #EdTech
 
This session will provide an overview of the education technology landscape worldwide, with a particular focus on opportunities for developing countries.
 
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Case studies and experiences
 
This session will present innovative initiatives that use different types of EdTech and that impact sustainable development. These initiatives will be presented by public and private sector entities.
 

About the TechNovation Talks & Workshops

OICT organizes this ongoing series of conversations to raise knowledge among Member States, Civil Society, and UN personnel on innovative ways in which technology can be applied to our work.

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