Tech4Ed: how to use technology for global campaigns

How do you harness the power of business to make a big noise about global education?

That was the theme of a fantastic event when business, NGO and technology leaders gathered at Facebook headquarters in London.

The gathering – the first of the 2014 Tech4Ed series – was hosted by the Global Business Coalition for Education and discussed campaign strategies which use technology to advance the cause of education around the world.

Several A World at School partners that are supported by GBC-Education were featured at the event.

The event – full title Tech4Ed: London – Harnessing the Digital Power of Business for Education Campaigns – heard from experienced campaigners from 38 Degrees, ONE and They shared a wealth of knowledge of how to create digital communities and use personal stories to make a big impact.

Among those featured was Chime For Change and its video for #chimehack – Discovering Tech-driven Solutions to Support Girls and Women Around the World. Watch the video here:

Tech4Ed also saw the video trailer for the amazing film Girl Rising, which you can watch here:

Also shown was the video HP at the Global Citizen Festival, which you can see here:

Facebook, the host venue for the event, showed this video – Facebook For Educators: