Ericsson and UNICEF launch global partnership to map school internet connectivity

Ericsson and UNICEF have announced a global partnership to help map school connectivity in 35 countries by the end of 2023. Mapping the internet connectivity landscape for schools and their surrounding communities is a critical first step towards providing every child with access to digital learning opportunities.  This joint effort is part of the Giga initiative. Launched last year and led by UNICEF and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Giga aims to connect every school to the internet. Ericsson is the first private sector partner to make a multi-million dollar…

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UNESCO and Ericsson launch a new portal for teaching AI to students

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rarely out of the news – especially during these challenging times, when AI has been suggested as a tool to help end the COVID-19 pandemic. However, many people do not have a full understanding of what AI actually means, how it works, or how it might help. UNESCO and Ericsson are proud to launch the Teaching AI for K-12 Portal. This portal will provide a one-stop repository of resources for all educators around the world. The aim is to help curriculum developers and teachers to better…

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