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Connect A School, Connect a Community Toolkit: Module on Disseminating Low-Cost Computing Devices in Schools

Date: 2010
Keywords: Government


A growing number of governments around the world are investigating and implementing low-cost computing device (LCCD) pilots or programs for schools in their countries. The potential LCCD market is vast. According to Intel Corporation, "There are 1.3 billion school-age children around the world, and of those, only five per cent have access to a PC..." This report examines the LCCD arena, analyzes costs, identifies implementation issues and reviews different countries experiences with LCCD programs.

Source Article: http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/sis/Connect_a_school/Modules/ES/ES02.pdf