In early August, Arnaldo pellini attended a three days design workshop for a new education programme called “Research and Innovation to fulfil the potential of EdTech” funded by DFID in London. The funders so far are DFDI, World Bank, Gates. The hub will do research over the next 7 years. The more detailed info from DFID are here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-aid-funds-worlds-biggest-educational-technology-research-project . The team is very transdisciplinary with academics, designed, policy researchers, innovation experts. Arnaldo will be responsible for part of the political economy analysis and policy engagement work during the initial stage of the programme.