Lord Nelson of Stafford Lecture

Children as a mission not as a market

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Mr Rodrigo Arboleda Halaby, Chairman and CEO of the One Laptop per Child Association, discussed the world’s digital technology divide, the impact this has on education and what is being done to resolve this.

 

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Mr Rodrigo Arboleda Halaby

Rodrigo Arboleda Halaby is currently Chairman and CEO for the One Laptop per Child Association. The mission of OLPC is to empower children to learn by providing one connected laptop to every school-age child.

 

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