Giga

Reports

A selection of long-term reports and in-depth studies about Giga and school connectivity.
Meaningful School Connectivity: An assessment of sustainable business models

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has helped Giga to develop school connectivity operating models, based on different country typologies. This report focuses on sustainable business models for infrastructure to reach school connectivity in emerging markets.

United Nations Secretary-General's Roadmap for Digital Cooperation

This report lays out a roadmap in which all stakeholders play a role in advancing a safer, more equitable digital world, one which will lead to a brighter and more prosperous future for all.

The Digital Transformation of Education: Connecting Schools, Empowering Learners

The Broadband Commission launched this report that focuses on school connectivity and introduces a methodology and framework for mapping and connecting primary and secondary schools to the Internet and to use schools as an access point to provide meaningful connectivity to surrounding communities and citizens.

Connecting the Dots: Impact Outlook 2021

Here we present Giga’s work in 2020 and strategic plans for 2021 and beyond for 17 countries.

Connecting learners: Narrowing the educational divide

This report by the Economist Intelligence Unit focuses on key actions required to bridge the digital divide and ensure an environment that fosters innovation leading to economic development and job creation.

Empowering communities in Asia and the Pacific through school connectivity

This new study examines the feasibility of countries in the Asia and the Pacific region participating successfully in the Giga initiative and realizing their potential by exploring implementation through the four pillars of Giga.

UNICEF Remote Learning Factsheet

A global analysis of the potential reach of remote learning policies. This factsheet estimates the potential reach of digital and broadcast remote learning responses, finding that at least 463 million students around the globe remain cut off from education, mainly due to a lack of remote learning policies or lack of equipment needed for learning at home.

Connecting Learning Spaces: Possibilities for Hybrid Learning

This report by the Broadband Commission examines the range of factors that need to be in place for hybrid learning to be considered by focusing on Infrastructure, Hybrid Learning, Digital Skills and the impact of Frontier Technologies.

United Nations Secretary-General's report "Our Common Agenda"

This report is an agenda of action, designed to strengthen and accelerate multilateral agreements – particularly the 2030 Agenda – and make a tangible difference in people’s lives.

UNICEF Internet Connectivity at Home Factsheet

UNICEF and ITU's report, "How many children and young people have Internet access at home?" estimates digital connectivity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Using the latest available household survey data, the report finds significant inequities between countries, regions, wealth groups and urban-rural settings.

OECD Case Study: Connecting every school in the world to the internet

This case study by OECD draws on the evidence generated through Giga and shows that sustainable connectivity for schools requires government commitment to enabling strategies, and innovative approaches to mobilise funding among governments and development co-operation actors.