Ethiopian Distance Learning:
Andrew Heavens has a short but interesting blip on his blog ‘Meskel Square’ about this Ethiopian classroom’s distance learning set-up, consisting of a satellite dish picking up Digital Video Broadcasts (DVB) from Addis Ababa that then outputs to a generously-sized Samsung plasma screen television. The schools next step is to get online using a satellite connection—cool stuff.
The shock of the new [MeskelSquare]
if they didn’t use the plasma screen….. this would be so much less expensive.