Technology for Disadvantaged Youth: Lessons Learned from the ConnectEd Program

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Since 2011, World Education and the Alcatel-Lucent Foundation have worked in partnership to improve the lives of disadvantaged youth. ConnectEd uses a wide range of interventions to reach these goals, but a key driver in moving forward is the use of technology. The ConnectEd program has provided access to information and communication technology (ICT) to over 10,000 youth, trained over 300 teachers, and provided computers, tablets, and other ICTs in the five countries in which it functions: Australia, Brazil, China, India, and Indonesia.

This infographic shows 8 lessons ConnectEd has learned in providing ICT serviced to disadvantaged youth, including examples directly from its work in the field. World Education, 2015.

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