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URUGUAY

URUGUAY: Global Leader in Equal Access to Digital Education

The One Laptop per Child association develops a low-cost laptop—the "XO Laptop"—to revolutionize how we educate the world's children.

1. Sommario progetto
Sommario: 

Ceibal’s strategic principles are: equality of opportunity in access to technology, democratization of knowledge and enhancing learning in schools and in the context of the whole experience of learners.
The project will be located institutionally and pedagogy developed in the field of primary education, since the target population consists of students from 1st to 6th year of primary education and their teachers.
The laptops are set up by OLPC for children are, lightweight, easily transportable and very durable. Its features enable work in diverse environments, also different to the classroom and open up opportunities for very different approach to teach and learn. .

This project aims to have a significant social impact on the relationship between the school and the family, the promotion of skills for the XXI century society in an attempt to reduce the existing digital divide

2. Paese (Città / Regione)
Stato: 
Uruguay
Città: 
Montevideo
3. Nome dell'organizzazione che presenta il progetto
Organizzazione: 
CDI Uruguay
4. Tipo di organizzazione
Scegli tipo: 
Istituzione culturali (fondazioni, musei, gallerie e simili)
5. Coordinatore del progetto
Nome e Cognome: 
Jiulia Peruzzi Tirelli
E-Mail: 
juliap@media.mit.edu
6. Website
Il sito web del progetto: 
www.cdi.org.uy
7. Selezionate la categoria di appartenenza del vostro progetto
Youth Education Project. Select Project Users by age: 
Fino a 15 anni
Inserimento dei giovani nel mondo del lavoro: 
NOT Helping youth step in the job market
Creatività e Innovazione sociale: 
Creatività e Innovazione sociale
8. Da quando è funzionante il vostro progetto?
Da: 
03/03/2007
9. Obiettivi ed elementi di innovazione
Please explain the targets and the background of your project: 

The introduction of computers in schools does not mean merely learning to use a technological resource, requires thinking about how their integration in the classroom enhances student learning, assessing not only access to new knowledge but also the development of attitudes, skills, etc.
Then you are not thinking in incorporating the technology itself, but according to the pedagogical approach. The integration of computers, was seen in the context of societal, cultural construction at the service of active development of significance by the student based on their interests and prior knowledge and based on their interactions with the object of knowledge through the teacher's mediation.
Education planning is seen as the anticipation of an area of opportunity for learning by the student, an area shaped by the teacher can be done in many ways. Computers widen that space, since these features are particularly appropriate for development of project work, topics, problem solving and networking.
This project has a very wide and ambitious target: to improve the ways that people learn and teach, to investigate social changes becoming through the experience

Come, e con quali mezzi cerca di raggiungere gli obiettivi prefissati: 

The project will try to achieve it ambitious target and additionally, learn a lot of new pedagogic strategies and significant changes on the life of participants to be replicated and shared with all the people interested around the world.
The World Summit on the Information Society in Geneva 2003 recognizes that education, knowledge, information and communication are essential for progress, and welfare of human beings. Moreover, information technologies and communication technologies (ICTs) have an immense impact on virtually all aspects of our lives. The rapid progress of these technologies opens completely new opportunities to attain higher levels of development. The capability of ICTs to reduce many traditional obstacles, especially the time and distance, for the first time ever, allow the use of the potential of these technologies for the benefit of millions of people around the world.

We have not yet all the responses to “What does it try to achieve and how” instead we have many questions. Since is a projetc whit no precedents, we hope to learn by while doing it

Quali opportunità/problemi affronta: 

Opportunities:
We are fully aware that the benefits of the revolution in information technology are today unevenly distributed between developed and developing countries and within societies. We are fully committed to turning this digital divide into a digital opportunity for all, especially those who risk being behind and further marginalized. Just give access does not involve overcoming the "digital divide". While the level of connectivity and use of technology is important, it is more important yet that people can have the knowledge, habits of critical thinking and values needed to use these tools in personal and collective development.
These are the great long lasting opportunities of this project: to built, all together a better life for everyone.

Problems:
Since this is a very innovative project, it could be rejected and/or misunderstand by teachers at the school.
Political changes at the government of Uruguay could change the educational aims of the authorities.

Please explain what is unique or special in your project: 

It is unique because is the very first time in the history that a country gives laptops to every children at primary schools.
I would like to remark that children own the laptop and carry them home or wherever they want. Also they keep their laptops even when they left the school.

CDI Uruguay is collaborating to extend the knowledge to families and communities in order to have better results extending the benefits of managing laptops to the whole society.
Other important innovation emerge from the agreement CDI Uruguay – CEIBAL to include families and communities at CEIBAL beneficiaries. Is a very innovative project aiming to demonstrate that the collaboration between ONE TO ONE projects and Communitarian Telecenters empower both projects towards the social development

10. Risultati
Describe the results of your project as per today: 

The project have promoted ownership by teachers and students, while generating innovation among its multiple innovations. Teachers are learning new ways in the exercise of its profession, children and teachers are learning how to learn, curiosity and willing to learn is increased ... as well as fun at the school!
Since children have the laptops at home, the whole family is curious and interested at this “magic machine” which is fully connected to internet, even at home, due to the mesh network with the server at the school. So parents and other relatives are also learning very new things and using laptops for their own interests. Here is shown the importance of the intervention of CDI Uruguay and its telecenters.
The Internet access in Uruguay has been increased from 25 % until almost 60 %

In che misura risponde ai bisogni degli utenti: 

While the level of connectivity and use of technology is important, it is more important yet that people can have the knowledge, habits of critical thinking and values needed to use these tools in personal and collective development.
Just give mere access to technology does not involve overcoming the "digital divide. Hence the importance of this project in encouraging the student in developing the necessary skills to enable them to exercise responsible autonomy and criticism and actively participate in building a world more human, more democratic and fair.
Additionally, CDI Uruguay intervention will fulfill need of other users who are not children at schools.

Quanti utenti interagiscono con il progetto mensilmente e in quale modo: 

CEIBAL:
330.000 children and teachers (the same every month because they are the whole amount attending primary schools at the country).
CDI URUGUAY:
50 teachers of public and private schools at face to face courses
50 teachers reached at e.learning
60 relatives of children who own a laptop and have them at home

Descrivete in quale modo il progetto contribuisce a migliorare l'educazione e la formazione dei giovani: 

The World Summit on the Information Society in Geneva 2003 recognizes that education, knowledge, information and communication are essential for progress, and welfare of human beings. Moreover, information and communication technologies (ICTs) have an immense impact on virtually all aspects of our lives. The rapid progress of these technologies opens completely new opportunities to attain higher levels of development. The capability of ICTs to reduce many traditional obstacles, especially time and distance, for the first time ever, allow the use of the potential of these technologies for the benefit of millions of people around the world.

Descrivete in quale modo il progetto ha ottimizzato la partecipazione di professionisti, ragazzi, giovani o altri soggetti: 

Uruguayan authorities promoted the realization of a public Educational Debate with participation of professionals and all the people interested at the subject.
It should be noted that the inputs related to Education and ICTs, with citizenship participation, confirm the line of the exposed bases pointing to the need "to ensure resources for the use of ICTs as a tool for democratization of knowledge".

Descrivete in quale modo il progetto favorisce l'uso delle nuove tecnologie da parte di professionisti, ragazzi e giovani per lo sviluppo culturale e didattico: 

Its core is to promote the educational and cultural development of students, teachers and families to improve educational and social development.

Descrivete i criteri che usate per misurate i risultati raggiunti dal vostro progetto: 

Number of beneficiaries : children, youth, adults
Number of new teachers acquiring computer literacy.
Level of Internet connectivity at the country.
A medium and long term it can be measured educational and social changes.

11. Sostenibilità
Indicate la durata complessiva del progetto: 
Da 3 a 6 anni
Indicate il costo di massima del vostro progetto (in Euro): 
Più di 500.000
Come è finanziato il vostro progetto: 
Altro
Altro: 
governmental, with the collaboration of our NGO
12. Trasferibilità
Il progetto è stato replicato/adattato altrove: 
No
Siamo disponibili ad aiutare altri soggetti a sviluppare progetti o a migliorare progetti esistenti: 
Siamo disponibili ad aiutare altri soggetti a sviluppare progetti o a migliorare progetti esistenti.
13. Informazioni aggiuntive
Background: 

About CDI International Network: The Committee for Democracy in Information Technology (CDI) is a non-profit organization working to free young people from poverty and social exclusion through the establishment of community IT and Citizenship Schools. CDI views IT literacy as a way to promote employment opportunities, civic participation, formal education, ecology, health, human rights and non-violence.
CDI seeks to help individual communities establish their own educational programs. Since its inception in Rio de Janeiro in 1995, the Committee has supported 933 communities around Brazil, South Africa, Angola, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras, Japan, México and Uruguay, to establish their own autonomous and financially self-sustaining IT and Human Right Schools
These neighborhoods are among the nation’s poorest. CDI provides these schools with technical assistance, teacher training, curriculum development, as well as donated software and computer equipment.
By implementing the CDI model, the EICs have enrolled 936.900 graduates so far, mostly children and teenagers. The Committee has successfully adapted its methodology to reach diverse groups, such as street children, visually-impaired youths, prisoners, and indigenous people.

About CDI Uruguay: It’s a program which empower its targets working in coordinati on with CDI International Network over all the territory of this country. Since the starting of CEIBAL project, CDI Uruguay is collaborating with it to extend its performance.

CDI Uruguay offers Uruguayan communities technical assistance, teacher training, and help in developing methods and specific curricula for different social groups, free of charge. In addition, CDI Uruguay donates computers, printers, and software. Once an EIC is created, CDI Uruguay continues to assist in its development.

Information technology is spearheading the modernization process the world over. Young people living in poor communities are consequently extremely interested in it. The computer skills and knowledge of human rights and ecology, acquired in the EICs, create more opportunities for participants, as well as for their families and neighborhoods. In addition, there is a growing demand for IT skills in today’s job market. These young people, once equipped with computer skills, will have greater employment opportunities and will consequently be better placed to integrate into society both economically and socially.

Governments and non-governmental organizations, as well as non-profit and international development agencies, have acknowledged the remarkable effectiveness of the CDI model. For instance, UNESCO has been instrumental in lending institutional support and has granted the Committee with its Seal of Approval. CDI finances its activities through partnerships with the government agencies, as well as with corporations and philanthropic organizations. With the help of partners including Inter American Development Bank, Microsoft, Avina, World Bank, Swiss Re Brazil Services de Participators, United Methodist Church, Ashoka, Global Partnerships, Zonamerica Business & Technology Park, Punto Ogilvy, ARTech, República AFAP, Fanapel, Estudio Luis Lecueder and many others, CDI is building a solid financial and administrative platform, where new funding can be securely invested for the development of effective social programs.

Ostacoli: 

- Lack of flexibility of the school teachers, in those who are too attached to old educational methods.
- Teachers who are not familiar with computers and have afraid of new technologies.
- social and familiar violence, which produces damages to the laptops made by some relatives, and stole of laptops when children are carrying them home to school and vice versa.

Soluzioni: 

- To work hard with the purpose of overcome the reluctance teachers to adapt to the new age in education and to accept the new technologies at the classroom, with all the methodological changes that this means. This work is being focused in pedagogical training.
- Training every teacher in computer science.
- A broadcast campaign to overcome these awful effects of the violence, above all saying the characteristic of these laptops. Laptops has a owner – the child- who has the password to start it. In case of rob, the computer is blocked and so has not value at the market.

Future plans and wish list: 

From CEIBAL:
-To extend the delivery of laptops to secondary education.
From CDI Uruguay:
- To obtain financial resources to reach more people -families and communities-. The needed resources are to be applied for travel and per Diem for students at isolate areas of the country. We wish to do gatherings of interchange and special trainings according to the specifics needs of communities.
From both CEIBAL and CDI Uruguay:
- To involve at this "adventure" as much people as possible (from our country and from abroad).
- To make researches to learn more about and from the process of this project.
- To spread out the great amount of knowledge acquired in the process of the project

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