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ICTs for a Sustainable World #ICT4SDG

Goal 4. Education

ICTs for a Sustainable World

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Good health and well-being

Mobile devices allow students to access learning assets anytime and anywhere, and teachers to prepare for classes anytime and anywhere. Mobiles can be used for literacy training, numeracy training, interactive tutoring, using smartphones as e-books or e-readers, and for ‘educative games’, unlocking the most valuable asset of many young students – their curiosity.

ICTs are powering a revolution in digital learning, which has become one of the world’s fastest-growing industries. Mobile devices now allow students to access learning assets anytime, anywhere. Teachers are now using mobile devices for everything from literacy and numerical training to interactive tutoring. Indeed, mobile learning has the ability to help break down economic barriers, divides between rural and urban, as well as the gender divide.


Case study – Poland


Sound Bite

​"Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development."

Kofi Annan
Former United Nations Secretary-General