Jobs and Opportunities at EdTech Hub

About EdTech Hub

Our goal is to empower people making decisions about technology in education. 

Even before the Covid-19 pandemic, the global learning crisis was affecting millions of children around the world.

Technology could play a huge role in helping to solve this crisis, if used appropriately. 

There are thousands of tools, products, services, and ideas for using technology in education. New ones appear almost every day. For decision-makers, the choices can be overwhelming. 

The EdTech Hub takes away that burden. 

We do the research, to rigorous academic standards. We try out new ideas by supporting innovators. We advise partners as they plan and implement education programs, finding the right role for technology.

With EdTech Hub’s help, decision-makers inside and outside government can benefit from free access to high quality professional research and advice.

EdTech Evidence for Entrepreneurs Course

About the course

The EdTech Evidence for Entrepreneurs course is for Africa-based Foundation Literacy and Numeracy (FLN) focused EdTech innovators and entrepreneurs who want to ensure their EdTech products use the best available evidence for how to improve teaching and learning outcomes.

We often hear from people developing EdTech products that they want to bring more research on teaching and learning into the design of their product’s, and they are eager to demonstrate how their product builds on the best available evidence. But they’re not quite sure where to start. This course aims to fill that need.

Supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Jacobs Foundation, and UK Aid, the course is intended to help you improve your FLN focused EdTech product by offering practical, evidence-based lessons from fellow entrepreneurs, industry experts, and education leaders.

See FAQ’s and more details about the course here.

Cohort Model Eligibility & Selection Criteria

You are eligible to apply for the EdTech Evidence for Entrepreneurs— West Africa cohort-based course starting in March 2023,  if the following apply:

  • You are developing or have developed a Foundation Literacy and Numeracy (FLN) focused EdTech product or service for primary-level teachers and learners in a West African country. More information on the pedagogical areas where your FLN-focused EdTech product might fit can be found here.
  • You might have your own company (entrepreneur) or work inside an organisation (intrapreneur) where you are leading the development of the EdTech product or service.
  • You are based in West Africa.
  • You have access to the internet and a laptop that would allow you to seamlessly interact with the course.
  • You are eager and available to actively participate in the course with peers and experts for approx. 5 hours per week during the six-week journey. 
  • You have professional proficiency in English (both written and spoken).
Course Content
The course will cover the following topics:
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