[IAEP] Samsung Windfall: All of South Korea's Textbooks to Go Digital by 2015

mokurai at earthtreasury.org mokurai at earthtreasury.org
Sun Jul 3 20:05:51 EDT 2011

On Sun, July 3, 2011 9:26 am, Christoph Derndorfer wrote:
> "By 2014, all of South Korea's elementary-level educational materials
> will be digitized, and by 2015, the entire school-age curriculum will be
> delivered on an array of computers, smart phones and tablets. While the
> country's education ministry is yet to announce the make or model of the
> devices it will purchase, it has revealed it will spend $2.4 billion
> buying the requisite tablets and digitizing material for them."
> http://www.technologyreview.com/blog/mimssbits/26960/?ref=rss
> Does OLPC South Korea exist already? :-)

물론있찌! (I was in the Peace Corps in South Korea.)

http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Korea (mostly in Korean)

There has been strong individual interest, but I haven't heard of the
government doing anything with OLPC.

> Christoph
> --
> Christoph Derndorfer
> co-editor, www.olpcnews.com
> e-mail: christoph at olpcnews.com
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