Thursday, July 26, 2012

"Technology is only part of the solution"

Source: Porvir, o futuro se aprende (Brasil)

Date: 26 julio 2012

Language: Portuguese

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There are many promises that technology will transform the traditional educational system, created 800 years ago. But for Eugenio Severin, renowned specialist in educational technologies, it alone can not do miracles. "I see an opportunity for education reform, in which technologies are important, not because they will make the change, but because they are part of a phenomenon that will force change, and also because they are part of the solution," says Severin which was IDB specialist (IDB) in education in Latin America.

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Peru’s ambitious laptop program gets mixed grades

Publication: The Washington Times

Date: July 3th, 2012

Language: English


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LIMA, PERU (AP) - Peru’s distribution of more than 800,000 low-cost laptop computers to children across the country easily ranks as one of the world’s most ambitious efforts to leverage digital technology in the fight against poverty.

Yet five years into the program, there are serious doubts about whether the largest single deployment in the One Laptop Per Child initiative was worth the more than $200 million that Peru's government spent.

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