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Suga Mitra - Build a School in the Cloud


Added on Mar 1, 2013

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At a time when educators everywhere are struggling to modernize an education system that was developed by and for an outdated British empire, Sugata provides a bold starting point. The real significance of his work is probably less about solving the problem of access to education for the underprivileged than it is about re-imagining the whole concept of education in the digital age. In a Forbes interview, he says, "our current definition of education is to produce individuals who can fit into a bureaucratic machine. Education prepares to be one piece of a machine. ... Everything falls into place and that is why everyone dresses the same way and why everyone is taught to know the same things. The result is a society that creates identical factory workers. The day of the factory is done. The West needs a fresh model."

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