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Self Organised Learning

What is Self-Organised Learning?

Self-Organised Learning originates from Professor Sugata Mitra’s original ‘hole in the wall’ experiments. In 1999, Professor Sugata Mitra was chief scientist at NIIT in Delhi, India, when he set up a ‘hole in the wall’ by knocking through his office wall to install a computer that was accessible to the adjoining slum. It was an instant hit with groups of Indian street children. They learnt how to use the computer and Internet by themselves in a few hours. More experiments in remote villages and in North East England defined a new way of learning. This research created the Self-Organised Learning Environment (SOLE).

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