A SCOPING STUDY: TRANSFORMING EDUCATION THROUGH TECHNOLOGY

| April 25, 2018

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This Second-Stage Report follows an initial scoping study (the 'Inception Report') and is intended to provide the Department for International Development (DFID) with support for the 2018 launch of its Education Technology Hub for Research and Innovation. This report seeks to provide actionable understanding of the EdTech 'landscape' in seven focal countries: Bangladesh, India, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Malawi, and Rwanda. Country profiles in this landscape report address five categories of information.

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