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|One Laptop per Child: Disappointing results?|
|Posted by: Susan Einhorn|
|Simply purchasing a device such as a laptop and handing it to a child is unlikely to turn them into the next Zuckerburg. However, it can teach them basic, valuable skills that will assist them when it is time to leave education and support themselves by joining the work force.
At least, this is the view from Peru, where the largest program involving One Laptop per Child, an American charity’s scheme currently operates. Active in more than 30 developing countries across the globe, the aim of the project is to provide children with access to a laptop for educational purposes.
|Source: ZDNet (US) | Published: April 9th, 2012|
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