Proposal from OLPC Paraguay on how to manage Sugar or other educational software
Apr 30, 2010, 22:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marco Fioretti)
WEBINAR: On-demand webcast
How to Boost Database Development Productivity on Linux, Docker, and Kubernetes with Microsoft SQL Server 2017 REGISTER >
[ Thanks to M.
Fioretti for this link. ]
"The project to deliver One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) for
educational purpose in developing countries is doing great in
Paraguay. According to developer Bernie Innocenti, this success
comes from a way to manage the development of the Sugar educational
software that other countries (or any other similar projects, see
for example the Teachermate or the italian JumpPC) could and should
"Stop: Bernie, what do you like in OLPC Paraguay?
"Bernie: The fact that, even though it's a little deployment it
contributed to the Sugar educational software much more than other
countries that have 100 times more resources. Since when we started
we've moved from passive dependency from others to full
participation to the international Sugar community, overcoming
language and cultural barriers.
"Stop: Is Paraguay the only country where this happened?
"Bernie: Not at all. Even Nepal, that is one of the poorest
countries in the world, made an excellent job with projects like
the online library Pustakalaya."
- OLPC in Paraguay educates both little kids and teenagers(Apr 26, 2010)
- Linux, a very powerful but still almost unknown environment for vision-impaired(Apr 23, 2010)
- Final Notes from the ODF Plugfest in Granada(Apr 21, 2010)
- Notes from ODF Plugfest in Granada, Day One(Apr 16, 2010)
- Netlive: an interesting alternative to the Linux Terminal Server Project(Apr 16, 2010)
- A complete Free Software lab in the pockets of every teacher(Apr 10, 2010)
- The importance of Document Freedom Day explained by Microsoft(Mar 31, 2010)
- What's your school project? An alternative to Microsoft Windows!(Mar 31, 2010)