High, Low, or No Tech? A Roundtable Discussion on the Role of Technology in Refugee Education

A roundtable discussion was hosted on 5th October 2021 by the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education (AGFE), Save the Children, and EdTech Hub. As the third annual roundtable on refugee education, the event brought together global education stakeholders from diverse perspectives and geographic locations, including donors, practitioners, and beneficiaries of EdTech programmes in refugee settings. Roundtable participants reflected on the achievements of the past two years and the role of EdTech in refugee education.

Key message

Recognising that EdTech does not present a silver bullet, but that it can be part of the solution to equitable refugee education, roundtable participants discussed:

Questions for discussion

  • When is it most appropriate to use EdTech in refugee education?
  • How can EdTech be used?
  • What lessons have been learnt in the past year?
  • Where are the strategic investments in relation to EdTech and refugee education?

Resource Info


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EdTech Hub


Distance Education
Technology and Innovation