MUMBAI, INDIA | 2014
wave project –BNP Pariba/Festival Circulation(s)
In ten primary schools in Mumbai and Pune an educational revolution is perhaps being put in place! Various organizations have recently pooled their expertise to develop an advanced education system for young children from modest backgrounds.
Combining a computer server based on the Rasberry - pi technology, the cheapest in the world (in the palm of a hand for less than 20 €) developed with India’s low-cost Aakash tablets , the creators this project can now easily broadcast the advanced education program of the Khan Academy to many.
In the crowded classes of Indian schools this system would firstly allow teachers to follow the progress of each student in their classroom in real time on a dashboard and easily adapt their programs to reflect this information. This would allow the students to use information technologies intelligently at a young age to avoid suffering not only a social but also a digital divide coming out of college.
These students are deeply conscious, despite their young age, of the importance of the quality of their studies in building a future life, and they are beginning to dream of a better future ...