South Korean Education to Get Tablet-Based By 2015

Adapting to latest technology may seem challenging to some. However, for existing students in South Korea, and for those who’ll join that demographic soon, this will instill right where they begin their formal education – school.

Future Perfect?

Future Perfect?


In what comes as the latest move in this direction, by 2014, the entire lot of elementary-level educational materials will be digitized, and a year hence, all of South Korea’s school curriculum will be digitized. In a $2.4 billion move, the country will begin the purchase of tablets, and also carry out the process of digitizing the educational content for them. And considering the upper handedness of Samsung in its hometown, it wouldn't take a rocket scientist to guess where all the tablets will come from.


However, even before these systems are put to place, a very basic issue stands unresolved. Will the technology provided by the next-generation gadgets match the comprehensiveness, liberalness of a text book?

Published Date: Jul 06, 2011 06:08 pm | Updated Date: Jul 06, 2011 06:08 pm