One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) was (is) a noble project originally based at MIT that aimed to create a cheap, durable laptop that could be used by children and educators in developing countries. Despite these admirable goals the project has been dogged by issues almost since day one and the founder Nicholas Negroponte has seemingly…… Continue reading One Laptop Per Child Project Struggling
A spate of almost aimless Googling and browsing yesterday (it started with a purpose but sometimes I just get swept away with the journey and forget about the destination!) brought me eventually to a new education based, web 2.0ish, start-up based in Bristol – Beanbag Learning. Now this alone was enough to pique my curiousity…… Continue reading Beanbag for Bristol..