One-to-one (1:1) computing in education refers to the current trend where low-cost computer devices, ranging from mobiles and handhelds to laptops or netbooks, have gained ground in educational contexts.
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The 1:1 computing paradigm is rapidly changing, particularly given the speed with which tablets from different vendors are entering the consumer market and beginning to impact on the classroom. Over the next 2-3 years policy makers will face some difficult choices: How to invest most efficiently in national 1:1 computing programmes? What advice to give to schools that are integrating tablets?