800,000 free Android tablets to Thai primary school student?

Discussion in 'Chinese iPad forum' started by csllanna, Jul 10, 2011.

  1. csllanna

    Expand Collapse
    Super Moderator
    Staff Member

    May 12, 2011
    Thanks Received:
    最近最為人津津樂道的一件事是為泰黨副主席卡那瓦(Kanawat Wasinsangworn)很肯定地說 "我们将会肯定的得到政府的支援"(We will definitely receive funding from the government")以实现承诺一个小学生一个平板电脑(one tablet per child" promise to distribute 800,000 of the computers to each primary school student at a total cost of 4 billion baht.)

    好! 但是问题是:
    1) 缺乏以泰文为主的阅读内容(A shortage of Thai content will likely be a key barrier to e-reading among children)

    2)缺乏足够的Wifi 和3G硬体设施,特别在乡村地区(use of wireless broadband will be limited due to a lack of WiFi and 3G services, especially in rural areas)

    但David Lyman( CEO of the law firm Tilleke & Gibbins) 质疑這種以揠苗助长的方式,來解決英語及數學水準低落的問題,是否會弊多于利?(These moves are aimed at solving the issue of the lack of skills in both foreign languages and mathematics among our children." )




    1) Pheu Thai moves to fulfill tablet

    2) Has this scheme really been really thought out

    3) Malaysia to end teaching math and science in English
    #1 csllanna, Jul 10, 2011
    Last edited: Jul 10, 2011

Share This Page