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Hebat ! Uruguay telah sukses mengimplementasi OLPC (One Laptop Per Child) programme. Laptopnya menggunakan Linux, tentu saja 🙂
“The Uruguay programme has cost the state $260 (£159) per child, including maintenance costs, equipment repairs, training for the teachers and internet connection.
The total figure represents less than 5% of the country’s education budget.
Around 70% of the XO model laptops handed out by the government were given to children who did not have computers at home.”This is not simply the handing out of laptops or an education programme. It is a programme which seeks to reduce the gap between the digital world and the world of knowledge,” explained Miguel Brechner, director of the Technological Laboratory of Uruguay and in charge of Plan Ceibal.”
“Its a culture shock scenario – many countries are simply too scared to put it into practice Miguell Brechner, head of Plan Ceibal”
“Now that all the schoolchildren have their computers, the authorities say that they will endeavour keep the schools connected, particularly those in rural areas, where many still do not have internet access.”
Mudah-mudahan bisa ditiru oleh Indonesia. Misalnya; dimulai dari program PROTON (Program Realisasi One Teacher One Netbook) dulu.
Lalu kemudian baru dilanjutkan dengan implementasi yang lebih luas lagi.
Semoga bisa menjadi kenyataan. Mari bersama-sama kita usahakan 🙂