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Pearson Education showcases MX Touch-ActiveTouch tablet

Pearson Education showcases MX Touch-ActiveTouch tablet | Emerging EdTech in Asia | Scoop.it
Pearson Education recently showcased a new tablet-based education solution for schools in India.
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REPORT RELEASE! Education Technology in India: Designing Ed-Tech for Affordable Private Schools

REPORT RELEASE! Education Technology in India: Designing Ed-Tech for Affordable Private Schools | Emerging EdTech in Asia | Scoop.it
Education technology interventions have promised the reinvention of education for children in the developing world. But time and again these interventions have failed to reach their potential due t...
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Ed Tech in India. What Works?

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Wishtel to launch Linux-based $50 tablet this month | Firstpost

Wishtel to launch Linux-based $50 tablet this month | Firstpost | Emerging EdTech in Asia | Scoop.it
Aakash 2 coming soon: But can it survive India's cheap tablet market? Aug 13, 2012. With companies such as Micromax, WishTel and Zen mobile offering a slew of low cost Android based tablets, how well will Aakash 2 fare in ...
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Tech to solve education crisis - iAfrica.com

Tech to solve education crisis - iAfrica.com | Emerging EdTech in Asia | Scoop.it
iAfrica.comTech to solve education crisisiAfrica.comAs the Limpopo textbook crisis began unfolding this year, three entrepreneurs began thinking.
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Datawind

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RT @carlbildt: India could be revolutionized by the new very low-cost tablets I saw tonight. Internet for the billions is coming!
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Aakash2 Tablet | $40 Tablet | Indian Tablet | Ennovent Blog

Aakash2 Tablet | $40 Tablet | Indian Tablet | Ennovent Blog | Emerging EdTech in Asia | Scoop.it
The Indian government has committed to equipping all 220 million students in the country with low-cost computing devices and Internet access over the next five years. To put that number in perspective, just 250,000 tablets ...
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EdTech Around the World: Hong Kong Digital Game Based Learning Association

EdTech Around the World: Hong Kong Digital Game Based Learning Association | Emerging EdTech in Asia | Scoop.it
We were very impressed at the efforts of the Hong Kong Digital Game Based Learning Association to promote digital games and education for parents, students and teachers in Hong Kong.
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Innovation Africa Summit in Cape Town to Bring Together World Leaders in ICT, Education, and Technology | IQ4News

Innovation Africa Summit in Cape Town to Bring Together World Leaders in ICT, Education, and Technology | IQ4News | Emerging EdTech in Asia | Scoop.it
Innovation Africa Summit in Cape Town to Bring Together World Leaders in ICT, Education, and Technology | IQ4News http://t.co/3wSTZ2OM...
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Digital Gizmos Potential Risks: Can Low-Cost Tablets Hammer Your

Digital Gizmos Potential Risks: Can Low-Cost Tablets Hammer Your | Emerging EdTech in Asia | Scoop.it
Digital Gizmos Potential Risks: Can Low-Cost Tablets Hammer Your. Tablets in India is attaining a great deal level of popularity than anticipated. Organizations are seeking to woo the customers with their interesting tablets in ...
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Smartphones shipments soar in China, Android benefits

As the United States cools and China heats up, Apple faces increasing competition from lower-cost Androids reaching people with lower incomes. "Regionally, we expect smartphone demand to flow down to lower-tier cities", ...
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Former Pearson and Schoolnet Executive Appointed President of CORE ECS ... - R & D Magazine

Former Pearson and Schoolnet Executive Appointed President of CORE ECS ... - R & D Magazine | Emerging EdTech in Asia | Scoop.it
Former Pearson and Schoolnet Executive Appointed President of CORE ECS ...R & D MagazineI am sure it will be an enriching experience for me to be a part of a global education company with market leadership in the UK and India, and a strong presence...
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The future of education in Africa is mobile | Techy News for Social Media

The future of education in Africa is mobile | Techy News for Social Media | Emerging EdTech in Asia | Scoop.it
United Nation’s mobile learning specialist Steve Vosloo argues phones could be the future of education on the continent. (RT @Josh_Kahl: Education is the foundation of positive change!
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Mobile learning report card | Mobile Technologies in Education, Globally

Mobile learning report card | Mobile Technologies in Education, Globally | Emerging EdTech in Asia | Scoop.it
Mobile learning report card (infographic).
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Official Blog: For Malaysia: Bringing Google Apps and Chromebooks to the classroom

Official Blog: For Malaysia: Bringing Google Apps and Chromebooks to the classroom | Emerging EdTech in Asia | Scoop.it
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Google going viral in Malaysian classrooms!

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A Week of "Gan Bei" Marketing Across China

A Week of "Gan Bei" Marketing Across China | Emerging EdTech in Asia | Scoop.it
A Door to Unprecedented Growth in Preschool and Elementary Education Market drivers behind the growth in China’s preschool and elementary education systems are, to my knowledge, unprecedented in the history of public and private education...
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Aakash tablet not cheap Chinese import: DataWind | NDTV Gadgets

Aakash tablet not cheap Chinese import: DataWind | NDTV Gadgets | Emerging EdTech in Asia | Scoop.it
Aakash tablet not cheap Chinese import: DataWind: Makers of India's low-cost Aakash tablet on Saturday denied a local
media report that said the comp...
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Indonesia's Education Minister Says Science Will Still Be Taught | The Jakarta Globe

Indonesia's Education Minister Says Science Will Still Be Taught | The Jakarta Globe | Emerging EdTech in Asia | Scoop.it
Indonesia's elementary school students will still be taught the sciences, Education and Culture Minister Mohammad Nuh said over the weekend. They just won't be curriculum subjects on their own.
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Microsoft's 'Partners in Learning Summit' identifies ... - CP-Africa

Microsoft's 'Partners in Learning Summit' identifies ... - CP-Africa | Emerging EdTech in Asia | Scoop.it
In order to win a prize, individuals have to prove that their use of technology is sustainable and will benefit communities through education – and Africa is not short on ideas. “We have seen both ends of the spectrum in Africa.
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Kids in New Delhi, India learning how to make robots!

Kids in New Delhi, India learning how to make robots! | Emerging EdTech in Asia | Scoop.it

Building a robot is no longer restricted to high-end scientific labs, not for the kids of the millennium city at least. An increasing number of kids in Gurgaon, New Delhi are picking up the novel hobby of...

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WishTel launches 10 inch Android tab for Rs 10K - The Mobile Indian

WishTel launches 10 inch Android tab for Rs 10K - The Mobile Indian | Emerging EdTech in Asia | Scoop.it
WishTel, the makers of low-cost tablets like IRA and IRA Thing 2, today announced the launch of a larger screen size tablet in the same series, IRA Comet HD. Priced at Rs 9,999, IRA Comet HD comes with a large 10.1 incv ...
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The future of education in Africa is mobile - EdTech Times

The future of education in Africa is mobile - EdTech Times | Emerging EdTech in Asia | Scoop.it
In the last decade many African countries have, against these significant odds, made solid progress in improving their education levels. However, the challenges are often too large. The “usual” tried and tested methods of ...
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Asian Investments Into Education Have Outpaced The U.S., Experts ...

Asian Investments Into Education Have Outpaced The U.S., Experts ... | Emerging EdTech in Asia | Scoop.it
31, 2012) – A new report by a California-based think-tank, the Center for American Progress, has identified the economic competition from Asia as a challenge to be met with renewed commitment to educational reform in the U.S..
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Summer school gives African students glimpse into lives in physics

Summer school gives African students glimpse into lives in physics | Emerging EdTech in Asia | Scoop.it
About 30 instructors and 50 students traveled from around Africa and the rest of the world to gather at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology for three and a half weeks of training in physics and computing.
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Low-cost Tablets to revamp Online Indian Education Market ...

The affordable versions of low-cost Tablets fall in the range of Rs 3,000 to 12,000. Such players have entered the market to deliver products to firms, people and especially education domain that are looking for an advanced ...
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