Empowering youth through education
UK Department for International Development (DFID), Qualcomm Wireless Reach, Earth Institute at Columbia University New York, UNESCO, MPT, Myanmar Ministry of Education
To provide quality education in rural schools in Myanmar.
Ericsson deployed its flagship education program Connect To Learn to empower teachers, students and schools in order to deliver a 21st century education.
The program has reached 31 schools and 310 teachers. It has benefited 29,000 students and provided 600 scholarships for girls.
Supporting the Sustainable Development Goals
The highlighted Sustainable Development Goals are included in the project.
“We are excited by the innovative approaches that Connect To Learn is piloting – and hope that the initiative will help inform the way the country modernises its schooling more broadly – with positive impacts for the learning, health and wellbeing of girls as well as for their families and communities.”
- Gavin McGillivray, Head in Myanmar, DFID.