replace textbooks with digital devices

The Ministry of Education in South Korea has announced that they intend to digitize all text books in schools by 2015, thus removing textbooks from schools and replacing them with digital books.

The plan is that the digital books will be stored in the cloud and the students will be able to access from a wide range of digital devices, from tablets to computers and smart TVs.

South Korea will be spending around $2 billion developing digital textbooks.

The Ministry will provide free tablet PCs to low income families.

Source: JakartaGlobe