Since Intel announced the Intel® classmate PC reference design in 2007, more than 7 million Intel classmate PCs have shipped globally. Interest in the classmate PC continues to grow as more governments understand the value of a 1:1 computing environment and the value offered by the Intel® Education Solutions and the classmate PC. The Intel Education Solutions include hardware, operating system and software vendors as well as enterprise solutions providers from around the world.
The classmate PC has given many children their first taste of computers and the Internet and has furthered computer literacy for students and teachers. Having access to a computer helps students develop 21st century workforce skills and be more competitive in the global economy. The Intel® Education Solutions help schools with technology, digital educational content, professional teacher training, and infrastructure for ongoing support.
Intel conducts longitudinal research studies on eLearning deployments around the world, and compares results to other programs. See the key learnings, best known methods and solutions experienced in these countries.
- Argentina: Research shows successes, challenges of Argentina's nationwide 1:1 eLearning program
- Bosnia: Improving economic prospects, planning teacher development to integrate technology and pedagogy into the classroom, and leveraging Intel® Skool content
- Macedonia: Integrating information and communications technology (ICT) and extending connectivity throughout the country
- Malaysia: Bridging the digital divide for low income families, expanding Wi-Fi access to rural areas, and distributing PCs through schools
- PRC: Promoting student centered instruction, benefits of distributing mobile learning devices, and improving the government e-schoolbag plan in Shanghai
Listen to education leaders discuss the benefits of implementing technology in classrooms to realize 21st century skills for students in their countries.
- Argentina: Conectar Igualdad – Education Impact Research
Dr. Jason Beech, Dean of the School of Education- Universidad de San Andres in Argentina, talks about the importance of closing the digital divide and social inclusion. He shares how change effects teachers and how to steer high school students toward academic use of the netbooks.
- India: International School Success Story
India International School in Bangalore, India, uses a technology-based learning system to deliver lessons, improving the instructional environment, increasing student engagement, and accelerating learning.
- Indus: International School Success Story
Hear from students and teachers from Indus International School in Bangalore, India as they talk about partnering with the Intel® Education Solutions to provide 1:1 eLearning, promoting life-long self-learning with 21st century skills and technology.
- Macedonia: Education Impact Research
Olga Samardjic, formerly from the Primary Education Project in Macedonia and current consultant to the Macedonian Minister of Education, portrays the importance of teacher training and teacher buy-in. She also discusses how Macedonia has integrated technology to develop 21st century skills particularly in rural schools.
- Turkey: Kocaeli - Education Impact Research
Dr. Cengiz Hakan Aydin from Andalou University in Turkey, shares how government policies evolve based on constituents needs, and the use of netbooks at home and sometimes at school.
- Video overview: Experts sharing the experiences of their countries in the implementation of one to one education.
- Brazil: Araucaria City deploys Intel Education Solutions
Download a case study for more information on specific Intel® Education Solutions deployments or click here for a study on lessons learned across five eLearning programs.