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After OLPC, does IT in education have a future?

Summary: IT in schools can be a powerful tool for students in emerging nations, but we've got to think about more than just the hardware. Here, one school offers a glimpse of how tech really...

March 24, 2014 by By Adam Oxford for African Enterprise | March 24, 2014 -- 10:54 GMT (03:54 PDT)

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Is Technology the Great Educational Leveller?

Summary: Technology has been hailed as ‘the great leveller’ that will make education and opportunity available to all. Overpromising? Read these three stories before you make your call.

October 29, 2013 by Diarmuid Mallon

Stress-busting Android apps

Summary: From hypnotherapy to ponds, there are many Android apps on the market available to help you unwind.

October 18, 2013 by Charlie Osborne

Examinater simplifies evaluation process for universities

Summary: Indian startup SrushtiSoft from Bangalore helps universities manage their student evaluation by digitizing and automating the thesis dissertation process.

October 7, 2013 by By Srinivas Kulkarni for Startup India | October 7, 2013 -- 10:53 GMT (03:53 PDT)

First solar-powered Linux laptop

Summary: A new kind of laptop, the SOL, is being designed for the great outdoors and it's powered by sunlight and it will be running Linux.

August 9, 2013 by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols

Malaysia adopts Google Apps, Chromebooks for education

Summary: The move is part of a national plan to reform its education system through Web usage, and Google says Chromebooks will bring both user friendliness and cost savings to the country.

April 10, 2013 by By Ellyne Phneah | April 11, 2013 -- 02:31 GMT (19:31 PDT)

Lenovo announces ThinkPad Chromebook for schools

Summary: Lenovo will offer a Chromebook version of its ThinkPad X131e for the education sector. The Chromebook will be sold only to schools for grades K-12.

January 17, 2013 by James Kendrick

Share With 911: Empowering the school community to keep kids safe

Summary: Sharewith911 may just be the best solution I've seen for improving school safety. And it's incredibly simple, leveraging ubiquitous classroom and consumer technology.

January 2, 2013 by By Christopher Dawson for ZDNet Education | January 2, 2013 -- 11:32 GMT (03:32 PST)

Microsoft punts reduced-cost Windows 8 devices for schoolkids

Summary: Microsoft has launched a scheme to knock 30 percent off Windows 8 devices for UK schools, while Steve Ballmer has paid a visit to Downing Street to promote a new programme to tackle...

November 8, 2012 by By Jon Yeomans | November 8, 2012 -- 17:02 GMT (09:02 PST)