Practical Insights on Aakash

The $47 Aakash Android Tablet Will Revolutionize Internet Access

The $47 Aakash Android Tablet Will Revolutionize Internet Access

Published on: Jan 23 2012 by Wayan Vota - 9 Comments
Last year, the Canadian/Indian company Datawind, announced the $35 Aakash Android tablet computer as an ICT solution for education. While I still believe that...
Aakash: A $35 Android tablet towards universal access to computing

Aakash: A $35 Android tablet towards universal access to computing

Published on: Dec 12 2011 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
Much has been written about India’s unveiling of the $35 tablet Aakash. There is debate about Aakash’s potential to change the educational paradigm, about...
Technology Should NOT be the Focus of India’s Educational Strategy

Technology Should NOT be the Focus of India’s Educational Strategy

Published on: Nov 02 2011 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
I am Pritam Kabe and I just spent the past 3 months in India looking at the education system and how ICT could play a role in improving student outcomes. After...
Why India’s $35 Aakash Android Tablet is an EduTech Red Herring for ICT Deployments in Education

Why India’s $35 Aakash Android Tablet is an EduTech Red Herring for ICT Deployments in Education

Published on: Oct 07 2011 by Wayan Vota - 15 Comments
This week, India’s Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) announced the Aakash, a “$35” Android tablet computer they are boastfully claiming...