Countries Pursue Different Paths to Mastering Technology
Global lessons learned at ed-tech conference
In Uruguay, the second phase of a national 1-to-1 laptop-computing initiative is under way, boosting the number of such computers in student hands to 520,000 in grades 1-9.
In the Netherlands, the government-funded Kennisnet Foundation has evolved from a department within the nation’s Ministry of Education, Culture, and Science into an independent organization with nearly 150 employees embedded in the school system.
And in Ireland, public-private partnerships are in vogue as the nation follows dictates from the European Union that educators stress not only how to use technology, but how...
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