Here’s why Microsoft is so focused on fighting education inequality

It’s no secret that Microsoft has been supporting numerous causes around the globe. In a recent blog post, Microsoft Asia Pacific’s public sector general manager, Vivek Puthucode, gave insight into one particular sector Microsoft has been focusing on, improving the quality of education in Asia. In it, he details the three main areas in which Microsoft is placing their efforts; increasing access to education, improving teacher quality, and maximising resources. “We need to build a bridge between schools in cities and those in rural settlements,” Puthucode explains. “Technology will play a significant role here. For example, we could use previously unused TV frequencies to connect small schools to their big city counterparts. Then, digital education providers such as Clickview can come in and support local teachers with educational videos from…


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