Norway Tries Giving Laptops to All Secondary Students

Norway Tries Giving Laptops to All Secondary Students
technology
Dan Gould
  • 1 may 2009

Norway is testing out a program to distribute laptops to all secondary students. Nord-Trondelag county is acting as the guinea pig in the trial, where a government-issued computer has been given to every 16-19 year old.  These computers are designed to be used solely for schoolwork, and to act as sophisticated test-taking machines. Big-brotherish monitoring software is installed on all the laptops to ensure no cheating takes place – spellcheck is as much help as they’re allowed.

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