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All for one and one for all: a call to unite to promote research in educational technology

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Brothers Faisal (left, 6 yrs) and Amir (right, 7 yrs) at their primary school in Muzaffargarh, Sindh. Picture: Victoria Francis/DFID

Question: What word inspires fear in companies that sell educational technology? Answer: Research. Why? Because snazzy as edtech 'solutions' may seem, research to prove a positive relationship between edtech initiatives and improved learning in the developing world is limited, inconsistent …