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November 25, 2014 AT 9:00 am

Google Is Driving A Bus Across Bangladesh To Help 500,000 Students Learn About The Internet #makereducation

Google bangladesh bus

Earlier this month, Google announced a new education program to take place on a bus that moves across Bangladesh!

From TechCrunch:

Google is literally hitting the road to promote the potential of the internet in Bangladesh. The company today launched ‘Google Bus Bangladesh’, an educational program aimed at teaching key digital skills to more than half a million students in the South Asian country.

There are some outlandish programs to help connect the world’s population — including Google’s balloons, SpaceX’s forthcoming satellites, and Facebook’s drones – but Google is going back to basics with this roadshow across the world’s eighth most populated country. It plans to visit some 500 educational campuses across 35 locations over the next 12 months, bringing with it instructors who can teach students about important tools to help them make the most of the internet.

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