The Chromebook Research and Professional Development Programme ran in 2015 and involved six schools in Europe in which teachers followed a professional development programme and used Acer Chromebooks and Google Apps in the classroom.
QPR in London and the Orlando Pirates in Johannesburg and Microsoft have been working on an exciting community outreach programme to foster global collaboration and education.
At the University Academy Keighley, the Acer CB5-311 has been provided for every learner and teacher to best impact the student experience. Since the rollout, both staff and students have felt big changes in the school’s culture and ethos.
As part of a national initiative to raise the standard of ICT education, the primary school and preschool in Kladno (Czech Republic) equipped teachers with Acer 2 in 1 devices to support them in the preparation of lessons at home, and delivering them in the classroom.
Corlaer College in Nijkerk is the first school in the Netherlands to make a proper use of Chromebooks for teaching on a large scale. 1300 students are now equipped with a robust Acer Chromebook, and the resulting experiences have been extremely positive. In particular, Chromebooks made it much easier for students to work and for teachers to manage the class.
The rollout of the Chromebook 11 C730s has allowed students and teachers to collaborate in real time. Students can share contributions instantly with their teachers, helping them reach their potential faster.
Tellegen Primary School in Wijhe, the Netherlands has been using Acer Chromebooks since the start of the 2013/2014 school year. Both the teaching staff and students (11 -12 year olds) have been using them, and the feedback has been very positive.
The 1E school classroom of Liceo Ginnasio Melchiorre Gioia in Piacenza, Italy has revolutionized the teaching-learning process. 1,400 students of the Piacenza school are using the Acer TravelMate B1 notebook at school or home for homework. All the devices are equipped with Acer Classroom Manager software, which allows teachers to interact with students, as well as monitor what students are looking at and listening to.
As part of an innovative project to help develop ICT skills in Nigeria, leading notebook vendor Acer is partnering on a landmark pilot scheme to provide laptops for school children in Africa’s most populous country.