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With the continuing decline in costs of technology, programs are proliferating worldwide to put networked laptop computers into the hands of millions of students on a routine basis. The reasons policy-makers support these programs are based on economic arguments, equity concerns, and widespread interest in education reform. Studies of laptop programs in(More)
With the growing need to adapt to external competitive demands and internal accountability mechanisms, schools and school systems have built up large-scale information systems with data from standardized tests and with administrative data. With reference to findings in research on management information systems, key aspects and constraints of data-driven(More)
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This paper presents findings from case studies of the introduction of the Intel® Teach Essentials Course—a professional development program focused on integrating information and communication technologies (ICT) into project-based learning—into six schools in Chile, India, and Turkey. We describe four common dimensions of change in learning environments(More)
The development of intermediate care, which will keep patients out of hospital, depends on co-operation between specialists and primary care organisations. Community hospitals and some nursing homes will have to take on new roles as community treatment centres. Action is needed to unlock budgets currently tied up in hospital services. The potential for(More)
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