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2011 OLPC Deployment Guide

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This is a generalized guide to a large-scale deployment of one laptop per child. It is a working document that reflects lessons learned from our initial pilots and deployments. Additional ideas will be incorporated as we learn from each other. You can add your own comments and experiences on the talk page.

  1. One Laptop per Child
  2. Learning Strategy
  3. Introduction
  4. Project Implementation
  5. Support Strategy
  6. Related websites
  1. Feasibility study
  2. Purchase Agreements and Ordering
  3. Deployment Phase
  4. Post Deployment Phase
  5. Summary of Recommended Tasks
  6. Planning Phase

Related documents

  1. Start a regional group
  2. The "Class Acts" library : Stories from smaller school sized pilots
  3. Deployment Resources : reports, links, documentation and other resources gathered by deployment teams around the world.

Older deployment essays

Topics that need to be considered in detail in any deployment include:

  1. Consultation
  2. Core Team
  3. Logistics
  4. Localization
  5. Connectivity
  6. Power Infrastructure
  7. School Server
  8. Teacher Preparation/Student Facilitation
  9. Support
  10. Service/Repairs
  11. Internet-safety Training
  12. End-of-life Planning
  13. Consultation

Each of these topics is expanded upon in this wiki. Also in the wiki are: (I) some tips based upon our experience in trial deployments around the world; (II) a deployment checklist; (III) a sample deployment deployment schedule; (IV) a sample workshop schedule; (V) a glossary of terms; (VI) a worksheet for planning deployment needs on an individual school basis; and (VII) a guide to imaging, activating, and registering laptops.

A workbook for estimating deployment power consumption and expenses is available, along with the presentations and materials from the Deployment planning workshops held at OLPC's Boston, MA headquarters for visitors who come in to plan their large country-wide rollouts.