When students are in charge of maintaining the computers in schools

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One approach that is not well known, but which perhaps should be, is to have students assume primary responsibility for the technical maintenance of a school’s computer-related infrastructure.A recent presentation and discussion at the World Bank by AED’s Eric Rusten and Josh Woodard explored lessons from schools in Macedonia and Indonesia Sumatra that have been doing just this. With support from Cisco and Qualcomm’s Wireless reach program, AED recently published a very useful Computer System Sustainability Toolkit, which Eric and Josh described in depth.

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About Giorgio Bertini

Director at Learning Change Project - Research on society, culture, art, neuroscience, cognition, critical thinking, intelligence, creativity, autopoiesis, self-organization, rhizomes, complexity, systems, networks, leadership, sustainability, thinkers, futures ++
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