[OLPC-AU] Australian government invests $11.7m in OLPC Australia
deepak at laptop.org.au
Wed May 9 00:32:43 EDT 2012
Good to hear this.Congratulations..
On 9 May 2012 06:47, Sridhar Dhanapalan <sridhar at laptop.org.au> wrote:
> From the Schooling section of the annual budget:
> "The Australian Government is providing over $11 million to support
> the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Program which will deliver over 50,000
> custom built laptops to primary students in regional and remote
> Australia as part of a 12 month pilot program. The OLPC Australia
> Organisation (OLPC Australia) aims to support the learning
> opportunities of indigenous children, particularly those in remote
> Australia, by providing primary school aged children with a connected
> XO laptop as part of a sustainable training and support program.
> Participating schools will also receive information and communications
> technology (ICT) coordinator professional development, local repair
> kits, and access to helpdesk and online support."
> Sridhar Dhanapalan
> Engineering Manager
> One Laptop per Child Australia
> OLPC-AU mailing list
> OLPC-AU at lists.laptop.org
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