Gareth talks to Vice Chancellor Martin Bean of the UK’s Open University, the country’s largest university with over 168,000 students, about distance learning. Shihan Zuberi reports on BBC Janala, a project set up by the BBC World Service Trust to teach languages via mobile phones. We catch up with the latest on the One Laptop per Child (or OLPC) scheme in Brazil and revisit the Ernani Silva Bruni School in an under-privileged neighbourhood in north west Sao Paulo. And the BBC’s Colin Grant meets educators from around the world, invited to see the New Line Academy in Kent – a school where touch screen interaction, face recognition, mood lighting and various other high tech trappings imagine the future of education.

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