The success of Plan Ceibal



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This descriptive study investigates Plan Ceibal, an OLPC project based in Uruguay, and posits that Plan Ceibal has been very successful. The project distributes and manages laptops for pre-schools, primary schools, secondary schools, and technical careers programs, currently serving over 700,000 students and teachers nationally. Plan Ceibal has also launched a number of online tools such as an adaptive math platform, an online digital library, a social inclusion computer program, and English classes for primary students. Uruguay has become a vanguard for the OLPC project and is recognized globally as the only country to provide a take-home laptop for every child and teacher, at every grade level.