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Educational Apps Boost Learners in Rural South Africa

After three years of intervention in KwaZulu-Natal, a principal’s survey has shown a reduction in absenteeism and higher enrollment, reportedly thanks to the Breteau Foundation`s partner – Xander educational apps.

Timberland and VF Sponsor Classrooms for Children in the Dominican Republic – with EdTech support from the Breteau Foundation

Press release: VF and Timberland have partnered with the Breteau Foundation to provide digital education and teacher training in their new classrooms at Cienfuegos Daycare Center.

Interview with Thandekile Ngema

We spoke to teacher and education consultant for the Breteau Foundation, Thandekile Ngema about using mobile apps in the classroom. She shared some great advice for teachers wanting to add a tech element to their classrooms.


GBC-Education has enlisted more than 50 companies to support the education of Syrian refugee children. Together, these Coalition members and partners are committing more than $50 million through financing and in-kind support, the first set of commitments from the private sector in the lead up to the Syria Donors Conference.


In the lead up to the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit in May, GBC-Education has scaled up the business response to the Syrian refugee crisis, raising the total commitment from private sector and partners to $75 million in the effort to support the education of one million Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Jordan, and Turkey. Now, through collaborations that span industries,…


UNESCO Mobile Learning Week

Paris – 28th March 2018

EdTechXEurope 2017

London – 21st June 2017

EdTech Summit Africa 2017

Pretoria – 5th August 2017

EdTech Summit Africa 2017

Cape Town – 29th July 2017


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7th Annual Letter of the Breteau Foundation

Dear Friends, We have had a very exciting year here at the Breteau Foundation – reaching more children and increasing our impact in key regions in which we operate.  As the year comes to a close, we are pleased to share our work and our achievements with you! Our Reach In 2019, we reached an additional…

The Breteau Foundation Impact Report 2019

6th Annual Letter of the Breteau Foundation

Dear Friends, 2018 marks our sixth year in operation and it has been another very active year for us at the Breteau Foundation. We continue to set high standards for ourselves and we are pleased to share with you our work and our achievements this year. Our Digital Education program now reaches 17,949 students in…

The Breteau Foundation Impact Report 2018

5th Annual Letter of the Breteau Foundation

      Dear Friends, As we reach the end of our 5th year of operation in 2017, it is our pleasure to share with you the Breteau Foundation’s progress this year. Expanding Our Reach As always, our country teams have been hard at work, reaching 17,837 students and 535 teachers across the globe with…

The Breteau Foundation Impact Report 2017

This report focuses on the Breteau Foundation’s impact across our global programme. It looks at the role of education technology in increasing student progress, raising educational engagement and supporting teachers – offering key learnings for implementing digital education programmes in disadvantaged contexts.

The Breteau Foundation 2017

During 2017, the Breteau Foundation has focussed on deepening our core service to schools –
our Digital Education Programme.
This booklet provides a current overall picture of the Breteau Foundation’s Digital Education
Programme across the world