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Fund a PC laptop for remote learning for every child/student

Submitted by Tim Longson on Monday 4th January 2021

Published on Tuesday 12th January 2021

Current status: Open

Open until: Monday 12th July 2021

Current Signatures: 328
(count is updated approximately hourly)

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Broadband ~ Child ~ Children ~ Covid ~ Covid-19 ~ Education ~ Government ~ It ~ Laptop ~ learning ~ Schools ~ Steps ~ technology ~ The Government

Petition Action

Fund a PC laptop for remote learning for every child/student

Petition Details

The Government should fund all schools & colleges to provide 1 PC laptop to EVERY student registered to allow remote working.

Additional Information

Government has put into place restrictions which require children/students to learn from home, but with ZERO steps taken to make this possible. Many children's families simply cannot afford a remote working device (at least a 15 inch PC laptop, with wifi, with an integrated HD web cam & microphone) for all/any of their children & there are many homes which cannot afford to even have broadband. There has been talk of rolling out technology to fix this, but it has not happened. No more delays to education are acceptable!


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