Navigating Uses and Abuses of Digital Technologies: Lessons from Cristóbal Cobo

"World Bank Education Specialist Cristóbal Cobo's journey from Mexico, Uruguay, and the UK to the World Bank."

On July 17, World Bank Global Lead for Technology Innovation in Education Robert Hawkins spoke with World Bank Education S... view more

About the Presenters

Robert Hawkins

Senior Education & Technology Policy Specialist, World Bank

Robert Hawkins is the World Bank's Senior Education & Technology Policy Specialist and Global Lead for Technology and Innovation in Education, working on issues at the intersection of technology use and education in middle- and low-income countries and emerging markets around the world. At a practical level, Bob provides advice and technical assistance to governments seeking innovative ways to improve teaching and learning in the classroom and strategic advice on improvement of education systems and management.

Cristóbal Cobo

Senior Education Specialist, World Bank

Cristóbal Cobo is a Senior Education Specialist at the World Bank, focusing on the effective and appropriate use of new technologies in education. Before joining the World Bank in 2019, where he is a core member of the World Bank's global edtech team, Dr. Cobo spent 15 years working at the intersection of future of learning, cultures of innovation and human-centered technologies across both developed and developing countries.

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- Jan 10, 2023
interesting, thank you


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- Sep 26, 2021
Nice one


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Joy Mildred Adhiambo

- Aug 11, 2021
Lessons from Cristóbal Cobo


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Mohammad Nadir

- Aug 3, 2021
Thank you.

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- Jul 31, 2021

Jared Troy

- Jul 30, 2021
Thank you for this.
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