One of the challenges that President Uhuru Kenyatta's pet project the Digital Literacy Programme has faced since 2013, is poor infrastructure. Questions were raised on how learners studying under trees, or in dilapidated mud-walled classrooms without desks, would reap the fruits of the technology.
How Kenyatta's Sh24.6 Billion Laptops Project Collapsed
Nation, 26 February 2019
The Digital Literacy Programme, popularly known as the schools laptops project, was among President Uhuru Kenyatta's pet projects when he came to power in 2013 with then The… Read more »
Jubilee Gives Up on Laptop Pledge, to Focus on Computer Labs
Nairobi News, 25 February 2019
The Ministry of Education has now suspended issuance of tablets to class one pupils under the digital literacy programme, opting instead to build computer laboratories. Read more »
Education Ministry Abandons Laptop Project for Computer Labs
Nation, 25 February 2019
The Ministry of Education has now suspended issuance of tablets to Class One pupils under the digital literacy programme, opting instead to build computer laboratories. Read more »
We Told You So, Kenyans Taunt Jubilee on Laptop Project
The suspension of issuance of tablets to Class One pupils has reminded Kenyans how they had opposed the programme at the start of its implementation. Read more »
Caroline Minayo, class one teacher at Butere Primary School in Kakamega County introduces her pupils to digital tablets (file photo).
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