Latest: Child-driven EducationFebruary 14th, 2011
This is a video of Sugata Mitra, responsible for the original “Hole in the Wall” project in a slum in New Delhi India started in 1999. Mitra outlines the findings from the expansion of the program in India and elsewhere including South Africa.
The video talk by Mitra focuses on how children can learn to use computers without any assistance or supervision. It is very interesting in terms of how to provide access for children and how they learn. It also revealed some interesting findings on the use of computers for improving language skills. Main theme is that “If children have interest then education happens.