Google shared via its blog post that Malaysia goes big on Google Apps and Chromebooks, taken a step further and has adopted Google Apps for 10 million students, teachers and parents. Along with this, as part of its initiative, the company has also deploying Chrombooks to primary and secondary schools nationwide. Felix Lin, Director of Product Management at Google, mentioned that Malaysia’s move to upgrade its educational system weren’t an easy one.
As of now, over 3,000 schools worldwide, from Edina, Minnesota to Point England, New Zealand, have deployed Chromebooks, which in turn let improve attendance and graduation rates, making learning more fun and enable students to take more ownership for their learning. Other notable usage of device take place includes Transylvania County Schools in rural North Carolina deploying 900 devices, St.Thomas Aquinas High School in Florida going one-to-one with 2,200 devices and Rocketship Education in the Bay Area of California using 1,100 Chromebooks.