Imposing Western Educational Goals on Indigenous Groups

This week we have discussed how Indigenous communities have different educational goals than Western cultures. 

I have found two online articles that critique the One Laptop Per Child program based on this foundation that Indigenous educational goals are different:

An article titled, “It’s Time to Call One Laptop Per Child A Failure” was published online in Bloomberg Businessweek:

Another article titled “OLPC: a different type of disaster altogether” was published online at

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