Catch up on stories from the past week (and beyond) at the Slashdot story archive

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Portables Government Hardware Politics

Thailand Government Cancels OLPC Participation 196

Posted by ScuttleMonkey
from the roll-a-hard-six dept.
patiwat writes "Thailand's new junta-appointed Education Minister has cancelled Thailand's participation in the One Laptop Per Child project and scrapped a plan to give a 2B1 laptop to every primary school student. He has also cancelled plans to roll out computers and a broadband connection to every single school in Thailand. The cancellation of half a million scholarships for needy students is being studied. He cited the lack of readiness of teachers and the need to focus on basic education standards. "We will not focus too much on technology and materials. We will focus on substance," he said. This comes on the heels of the cancellation of the Thai government's open source policy."
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Thailand Government Cancels OLPC Participation

Comments Filter:

If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulders of giants. -- Isaac Newton

Working...