Tuesday, October 25, 2011

AUSTRALIA: EVERY SECONDARY STUDENT TO RECEIVE A COMPUTER

CATH NEWS REPORT: Every secondary school student in Australia will have a computer by December 31, the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations has confirmed, reports the Australian.

With public schools well on their way to meeting the target, Catholic and independent schools are gearing up to deliver the remaining units to students.

As of June 30, Catholic and independent schools had a balance of 19,741 and 32,345 computers to give students, respectively.

The initial target was 163,672 for Catholic schools and 116,044 for independents. Government schools from all states and territories are poised to meet their target of providing more than 500,000 computers to students.


Labor hopes to deliver 786,848 computers to secondary school children.

http://www.cathnews.com/article.aspx?aeid=28745

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