George Lucas Educational Foundation

Sugata Mitra

Professor of Education Technology, Newcastle University

Sugata Mitra is Professor of Educational Technology at the School of

Education, Communication and Language Sciences, Newcastle University,

England, and a visiting professor at the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge,

Massachusetts. Professor Mitra works in the areas of cognitive

science, information science and educational technology, and he has a

keen interest in engineering and software development. His current

research interests include technologies for remote and rural

education, distance education, instructional robotics, self-organizing

systems and collaborative systems on the Internet.


  • Technology Integration

    The Hole in the Wall Project and the Power of Self-Organized Learning

    Sugata Mitra's Hole in the Wall project showed that children could teach themselves, and each other, how to use technology.

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