Friday, September 12th, 2008 | Computer Usage
Great excitement reigns – there is a prospect that all teachers in South Africa will receive notebook computers over the next few years.
Rumours that each one of the 340 000 teachers in the country will be issued with a laptop was sparked by a statement issued by the national Minister of Education earlier this year.
The buzz was increased when one of the labour unions claimed that a deal was brokered with the government to arm its members with laptop computers.
How is all this going to work? Before getting too wound up about the laptop hand-outs, consider the small print. Part of the rumour is that teachers may have to pay for their devices – or pay at least for part of it.
Time will tell how (and if) teachers will benefit from this initiative.
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