Review: International laptop programme does not improve education

04/9/2012 | ZDNet

The One Laptop per Child programme, which operates in more than 30 developing countries worldwide, has not been successful, according to a recent review. The Inter-American Development Bank found that in Peru -- which has the largest OLPC programme -- students' scores did not improve after they began using the laptop computers. At issue, according to the review, is the programme's lack of guidance for teachers in how to use the new technology.

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