Emerging Technologies

Virtual reality: could it be the next big tool for education?

Primary school students wear virtual reality (VR) headsets inside a classroom

First-class experience. Image: REUTERS/Stringer

Diego Angel-Urdinola
Senior Economist, World Bank
Catalina Castillo
Consultant, World Bank
Angela Hoyos
Consultant, World Bank
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Figure 1: Descriptive statistics of the primary experiments assessing the effects of VR on student learning
Students exposed to VR training are more efficient and avoid performance errors. Image: World Bank
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