[p2p-research] one laptop proposals
michelsub2004 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 12 17:19:55 CEST 2009
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From: Dante-Gabryell Monson <dante.monson at gmail.com>
Date: Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 6:20 PM
Subject: Re: [p2p-research] funding for open education project within p2p
foundation network? request for proposals
To: Michel Bauwens <michelsub2004 at gmail.com>, Ryan Lanham <
rlanham1963 at gmail.com>
Hi Michel, Hi Ryan,
you probably know about the One Laptop Per Child.
Although it has competitors such as Intel's "Classmate"
it goes in the direction of what I imagine could be called "Open Education"
Portugal ordered ( and will produce ) half a million "Classmate" pc's for
its pupils aged 6 to 10 ( ? ),
and Venezuela placed an order for one million of these laptops for its
more links below...
Portugal’s Magellan Initiative: Preparing the children for a knowledge-based
On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 1:25 PM, Michel Bauwens
<michelsub2004 at gmail.com>wrote:
> Do check out Ryan's link, http://blogs.talis.com/education/incubator/
> Any chance someone would ask funds for
> 1) updating http://p2pfoundation.net/Category:Education
> 2) creating a learning resource for open design and manufacturing ...
> with our network, we could find quite a few people 'sponsoring' such a
> proposal ...
> Talis understands the growing importance of the Open Education<http://www.talis.com/education/incubator/about-open-education/>movement and its potential impact on how education is accessed, assessed and
> Aimed at individuals or small groups, the Talis Incubator for Open
> Education provides angel funding and other forms of assistance for ideas and
> projects that have the potential to further the cause of Open Education
> through the use of technology. All we ask in return is that you donate or
> ‘open source’ the intellectual property generated back to the communities
> that could benefit most from your work.
> The brief
> 1. Write a proposal outlining your Open Education related project or
> idea, making a bid for funding of between £1,000 and £15,000.
> 2. After reviewing and making sure your proposal meets the guidelines<http://blogs.talis.com/education/incubator/guidelines>,
> submit it to incubator at talis.com.
> 3. A proposal review board<http://www.talis.com/education/incubator/review-board/>made up of independent thought leaders and Talis representatives decide
> which projects get funding.
> 4. For successful bids, Talis awards you the funds and organises any
> other help you have asked for.
> 5. Complete the project according to the schedule outlined in your
> 6. Talis helps you to make sure your work is disseminated amongst the
> Who else is involved?
> [image: Association of Learning Technology]
> Talis is a sponsoring member of the Association for Learning Technology<http://alt.ac.uk/>(ALT), and will be officially launching the scheme at the association’s
> annual conference, ALT-C 2009 <http://www.alt.ac.uk/altc2009/>, taking
> place in Manchester (UK), between 8-10 September. We will be running a
> consultation session on the first day, from 3:45pm-4:30pm, where we will be
> outlining the details of the scheme and seeking feedback on it from the
> Work: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dhurakij_Pundit_University - Research:
> http://www.dpu.ac.th/dpuic/info/Research.html - Think thank:
> P2P Foundation: http://p2pfoundation.net - http://blog.p2pfoundation.net
> Connect: http://p2pfoundation.ning.com; Discuss:
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Work: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dhurakij_Pundit_University - Research:
http://www.dpu.ac.th/dpuic/info/Research.html - Think thank:
P2P Foundation: http://p2pfoundation.net - http://blog.p2pfoundation.net
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