Classrooms of the future?

State of the art technology for a handful of learners is no way to build the "classroom of the future", argues the author. Photo is of a mud school in the Eastern Cape. (Courtesy Equal Education)

But the “first week of school” story that seems to have attracted the most excitement is the piloting of “paperless classrooms” at seven township schools in Gauteng, bringing cutting-edge technology into the classroom.