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For non-US TEDizens: Can you tell us about your country's education system?

This week's special on American TV, "TED Talks Education," focuses on problems in US schools.

So here's the place for non-Americans to share: What's an issue in your country's education system that you'd like to see a TED Talk about? Who would you ask to speak? Do you have any success stories to share?

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    • May 9 2013: However you should consider the potential that tablets or similar devices have. Dictionaries, ebooks and lots of new learning software. But let's face the reality, few students can manage efficiently such powerful learning devices. I see my whole classroom immersed in Facebook in-between classes. I weep for mankind.
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        May 9 2013: Hi Tulio

        I understand what you are saying about FB. It's everywhere. But maybe, somehow just this fact can be turned into a positive.
        If kids are hooked on it, how can we use that attribute to teach them stuff, or enable them to learn stuff, (which is more important)?
        Surely, if FB is such a big part of kid's lives, it can be turned into a force for good, as well as what we currently see as a negative influence.

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