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Learning to Change the World

Author: Bender, Walter
Cornish, Jody
Kane, Charles

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Format:Hardcover

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Learning to Change the World : UNESCO estimates that 11 percent of primary school-age children - 72 million worldwide - are not enrolled in or attending school. Children who do attend may find themselves in schools that lack adequate space, facilities, or resources - impossible situations for learning. It is against this backdrop of profound need that ONe Laptop per Child (OLPC) emerged in 2005. The mission of the organization is to "empower the children of developing countries to learn." They created the first affordable netbook, specifically built to withstand harsh climates and the handling of young children. "Learning to Change the World" is the story of One Laptop per child - one that will resonate with entrepreneurs and social innovators in any field. The authors set out to tell the real story of their journey - both successes and failures. NOTE: This is a Scratch and Dent book and may have noticeable dents, scratches and various other cosmetic issues as well as torn or missing dust jacket. These items are only guaranteed to be structurally complete and readable and therefore are sold as is.


Category   Subject
Social Science   Children's Studies
Social Science   Social Work

ISBN 13:9780230337312
ISBN 10:0230337317
Format:Hardcover
Language:English
Pages:220
Size:9.41" l x 6.44" w x 0.94" h
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