Empowering youth and connecting schools : lessons from the SchoolNet Namibia approach

BALLANTYNE, Peter
Publication Date 
February 2004
4 p

Schools in developing countries are beginning to get computers and access to the Internet. This article draws on the SchoolNet Namibia approach and its achievements. It suggests that programmes like this should give priority to the provision of affordable access using open platforms, pay attention to longer term cost of ownership issues, leverage change through partnerships, work closely with governments, involve school principals and teachers, and seek to ensure that necessary capacities are developed in schools themselves

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INASP Infobrief 2
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