Revolutionising education for the world's poorest children
Bridge International Academies is attempting to fix the global education crisis in some of the most impoverished places on the planet. It's a chain of inexpensive private schools with the backing of tech giants Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg. Bridge operates over 500 schools and educates more than 100,000 children in India, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria and Uganda. Through the use of technology it streamlines school administration, delivers lessons plan to teachers, facilitates classroom management and track the progress of both teachers and students in real time. Kathryn Ryan speaks with Bridge's Chief Academic Officer Sean Geraghty.