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Learning content delays hold up tablet PC use for students

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The One Tablet per Child education policy initiated by the Pheu Thai Party has hit another snag as students who were given the free devices will have to wait to use new educational content on them due to a year-long delay in the computers' delivery. 

The tablet computer scheme for the 2013 academic year was divided into zones 1-4 for Prathom 1 (Grade 1) and Mathayom 1 (Grade 7) students and their teachers across the country.

The tablets came with content for those grades but because of the one-year delay the students have now moved up to higher grades, Prathom 2 and Mathayom 2, and therefore need new content.

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