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IN THE MEDIA

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.

BUSINESSES COMMIT $50 MILLION TO GET SYRIAN CHILDREN BACK INTO SCHOOL

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.

PRIVATE SECTOR COMMITS $75 MILLION THROUGH PARTNERSHIP TO EDUCATE SYRIAN CHILDREN

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,…

EVENTS

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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The Breteau Foundation Impact Report 2019

The Breteau Foundation Impact Report 2018

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.