European educators recognise that information technology should be a core component in the education of younger children. But, traditional IT was letting teachers and students down.
Personal computers have proved to be increasingly unreliable in classrooms and costly to maintain. With school budgets constrained in most European countries, replacing obsolete PCs with the latest hardware able to run newer multi-media applications is hard to justify. Finding educational ICT that combines affordability with performance that supports ambitious e-learning is key.