Reimagine Education: Technology's role in addressing education challenges


21 Jul 2021    
4:00pm - 5:00pm

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21 July 2021, 4-5pm BST

Exploring the role of technology in addressing education challenges – a side event of the Global Education Summit: Financing GPE 2021-2025

About this event

This GPE side event is co-hosted by UNICEF, the World Bank, and EdTech Hub, which are working together to support countries to use technology to address global education challenges.


Please use this Zoom link to join:


  • Overview of Reimagine Education partnership, including UNICEF and World Bank joint ambitions to reach children with high-quality digital learning
  • Government perspectives on national EdTech priorities
  • EdTech Hub perspectives on coordinated assistance in support of those priorities
  • Partner reflections

Moderated by EdTech Hub Interim Managing Director Vicky Collis

Confirmed speakers:

  • Robert Jenkins, Global Director of Education for UNICEF
  • Jaime Saavedra, Global Director of Education at the World Bank
  • David Moinina Sengeh, Minister of Basic and Senior Secondary Education and Chief Innovation Officer for the Directorate of Science, Technology and Innovation, Sierra Leone
  • Joyce Ndalichako, Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Vocational Training, Tanzania
  • Chris McBurnie, Country Lead for Sierra Leone, EdTech Hub
  • Martin Seychell, Deputy Director General, Directorate-General for International Partnerships, European Commission
  • Paula Malan, Senior Education Adviser, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Finland

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