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08/06/2011 10:23 - Schoolbooks / Uniforms
St. Colmans secondary school for boys in Claremorris, Co. Mayo are introducing ipads for first year students this september . Its voluntary - either ipads or school books. Total cost - ipad and ebooks is €787 which is to cover books until Junior cert. includes exam papers. This is costing approx. €360.00 more than buying the actual books.

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25/01/2011 10:01 - Schoolbooks / Uniforms
Not that I know of - however this topic was mentioned in an article here:

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07/10/2010 14:46 - Schoolbooks / Uniforms (Locality: Dublin South)
Hello, does anyone know of any plans for the introduction of ebooks into the education system, as an alternative to pupils having to carry bagfuls of heavy books. Surely with the iPad and other readers it should be possible to download books onto these devices and for pupils to use these instead?

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08/06/2011 10:56 - Schoolbooks / Uniforms
many thanks for your reply. It will be interesting to see how this develops.

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