EdTechs fighting inequality around the world
Education is one of the main drivers of wealth disparity not just in Thailand but throughout Asia. Technology or Education Technology (EdTech) specifically, has been seen as a potential equaliser to bridge this gap. The potential is clear but we have to be very careful. Jaime Saavedra (Senior Director and Head of World BankGlobal Education & Skills Forum) states that “the potential for technology to be an equalising factor is big (but) unless we do something, the technology of now (has) the potential to be the opposite.