At FundaciÃ³n Pies Descalzos, interns will provide on-site technical and/or pedagogical support to a One Laptop per Child pilot initiative in Colombia. Interns will collaborate with teachers and local staff in developing innovative content and activities that optimize the impact of technology in learning outcomes of students and promote the involvement of the community with the initiative. Â They will also provide support to the solution of technical problems that arise with the daily use of technology.
The project is implemented in three elementary schools in the cities of Barranquilla, QuibdÃ³ and Soacha in Colombia, serving vulnerable and displaced children.
We are seeking candidates who possess the following:
- Knowledge and a keen interest in international education
- A working knowledge of Spanish
- An understanding of the XO & Sugar, in particular Scratch and/or EToys
Paul Commons (Commons@laptop.org)Â & Sandra Barragan (Sandra@laptop.org)