"Innovative" technology helps rural education in Bangladesh

SDG leader, Shougat Nazbin Khan   UN Photo/Priyanka Shankar

The "innovative" use of technology is helping to boost rural education in Bangladesh according to the founder of a school who has been nominated as a UN Young Leader for the Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs.

Shougat Nazbin Khan set up H A Digital School & College in the north of the Asian country in 2014 in order to educate disadvantaged rural communities.

She was chosen as one of 17 change-makers for each of the 17 SDGs, a set of targets to eradicate extreme poverty and combat climate change over the next 15 years.

Twenty-seven year old Ms Khan has been speaking to Daniel Dickinson.

Duration: 2'20"

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