"In Greece, as well as elsewhere, a group of school
teachers, academics and open source developers formed an initiative
to promote the adoption of OLPC in the Greek primary and secondary
education. The initiative promoted the use of the OLPC tools and
created tutorials for the development of educational applications
on the platform. Furthermore, it proceeded to develop educational
content based on concepts included in the school books, including
material on astronomy, physics and mathematics.
"The original model of deployment as conceived by the OLPC was
based on large scale orders by the central government and
distribution to the students by the Ministry of Education. As the
original model failed to deliver, our team attempted to exploit
what it perceived as the legacy of the OLPC project:"
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