Seema Bansal, Director – Social Impact and Development Practice, The Boston Consulting Group spoke about the Massive Gaps in EdTech – Are India’s EdTech entrepreneurs targeting drops or the ocean? “EdTech” has become a buzzword among startups, with companies like BYJU’s launching to incredible success. But tech is not the reality of the majority of India. Though market penetration of mobile phones is on a rise, using technology for education requires far more than just access to a piece of tech. The speakers will tackle some of the largest inhibitors to EedTtech throughout the Indian education system––from the privileged students in Tier 1 cities, all the way to the rural schools in places like Rajasthan. Just because it’s tech-enabled, do students actually learn? Further, BECAUSE it’s tech, does that leave out the majority of India and those who need it most?
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