"I'm afraid there are very few people qualified to develop educational software in Mauritius , "says Avinash Meetoo however, Director of Knowledge Seven company. MIE will look first to existing products on the market. External companies will be required to work with the Institute for the development of software. A call for tenders will be launched in a few weeks about it.
What programs will be developed? According to Avinash Meetoo " could, at first, simply download e-books on the tables, but it is not enough. Should develop interactive programs for youth who are multimedia-oriented, " he says.
The computer cites high demand material: chemistry. " It should develop programs to simulate scientific experiments, for example. It would also be a good way to reduce the purchase of expensive products that require some experience. The student may simulate the experience on the computer and then view the video online . "
For subjects such as history, that college students tend to find boring, it is possible to animate the text to make the subject more alive and dynamic. This rule also applies to literature.
The Ministry of Education will take care of tenders for the purchase of tablets, WiFi and appropriate software. Department of Information Technology and Communication, for his part, as responsibility for the provision of optical fiber as well as specific regarding safety standards on the Internet.