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World Class Films - India: Can computers take the teacher out of the classroom?

Updated Thursday 31st May 2012

How does one school in India harness technology to teach pupils living in India’s slums?

The Hole In The Wall experiment uncovered some surprising findings about how children from the poorest parts of India react to, and interact with, computers - and how the findings are shaping education in classrooms.


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