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Fibre to the gate is only half the story. How about affordable high-speed Internet?

Access to the Internet appears to be one of the key sticking points for those students who are based in the lowest socio-economic communities. While this factor seems to be pretty logical, maybe it is less obvious that low decile … Continue reading

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Sharing openly on the Internet: The solution or the problem?

Michael Winter shared the link to this video, writing, succinctly, “I think this is important”. I felt it was a powerful protest against many of the laws, legislations and policies that are being put together, including SOPA and ACTA – and … Continue reading

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The Digital Divide: Agree or disagree?

I found this video quite thought provoking, although I’m not sure I agree with all of the major points made (especially the broad brush ‘false’ statements, as I think much of what was being stated is way more sophisticated than … Continue reading

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Scoop from Edsurge: One thing every school needs to make it work – great bandwidth

Fresh off the digital ‘press’ from Edsurge (thanks to Betsy Corcoran and her team), is the (audacious) educationsuperhighway. The article really caught my eye as the initiative in the US seems to have several parallels with the Ultra-fast and Rural … Continue reading

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