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Media impact

The Ceibal Plan educational proposal to guarantee continued teaching during the pandemic in Uruguay had a major impact in national and international media.

Leading global press organizations, such as the BBC in London, the Associated French Press, the Spanish EFE agency and the Chinese Xinhua agency, among others, held up the Ceibal Plan as one of the international examples of successful distance learning strategies. They emphasized its broad availability in terms of infrastructure and educational resources, and its innovations. In addition to the broad response from other media outlets that published the reports by major international agencies and media outlets, regional news sites also reported on the story, including Infobae and NTN24, as well as Uruguayan media such as the newspapers El País, El Observador, and La Diaria. 

There follows a compilation of some of the articles published: