Cheap Internet Access using Recycled Smartphones

Cheap internet access using recycled smartphones, for the developing world. What do I mean by developing world exactly? Well for starters, the 2.6 Billion people, that the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) estimates, do not have Internet access. So how can recycled smartphones help? Well they are computers at heart, and can therefore be repurposed, as …

Reimagining Worldwide Education

Reimagining worldwide education, has the potential to improve outcomes.

But first lets look at where we are, in regard to worldwide education.

In my TEDx talk in October 2023, I revealed some educational statistics.

For example, 263 Million children and youths aged between 6 – 17, don’t attend a school.

This is according to a report by UNESCO in 2018.

So What Now

So what now? I did my TEDx talk last Sunday. My talk, which could possibly be described as a passionate ramble at times, was for a reason. That reason is the desire to help the unconnected. Currently, it is estimated according to the ITU, that 2.6 Billion people are not connected to the Internet. Another …

Should the UN have its own LEO Satellites

Should the UN have its own LEO Satellites? LEO is short for Low Earth Orbit. LEO Satellites can provide broadband Internet to the whole of the earth’s surface. Currently, an estimated 2.6 Billion people remain unconnected to the Internet. That means one-third of the earth’s human population, can’t go online. Whilst the reasons are not …

Giving Fifty Percent Of Profits to Charity

Giving fifty percent of profits to charity, is something I woke up thinking about this morning. So I googled it, to find out if it already existed, and it did. As some of you may know, I run a small business, but am also a part time teacher. This year I have become increasingly interested …

AI Teachers for SDG4

Ai Teachers. AI is short for Artificial Intelligence. AI has the ability to revolutionise teaching and education. It also has a role to play in meeting the SDG4 goal. The SDG4 goal is short for Sustainable Development Goal 4. Sustainable Development Goal 4, is a United Nation initiative, to provide ‘Quality Education’ for all of …

SDG4 Using Direct to Handset Satellite

SDG4 Using Direct to Handset Satellite connectivity. Direct to handset is the connection of standard mobile phone (cell phone) handsets, straight from a communications satellite. Traditional mobile / cell phones, connect to the nearest cell tower, on earth. These towers only have relatively short distance communications coverage, so there are many of them, within a …

SDG4 Using LEO Satellites

SDG4 Using LEO Satellites to help achieve the UN Goal of Universal Education Access. SDG4 is part of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, of the United Nations. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) were announced in 2015, with a target of achieving them by 2030. SDG’s are part of a UN plan of action to end …

What is Sustainable Development Goal 4

SDG4 refers to Sustainable Development Goal 4, which is one of the 17 global goals established by the United Nations in 2015 as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. SDG4 specifically focuses on education and aims to “ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.” The key targets …