Students produced then and now are ingrained with a rigid, linear thought process, with little ability to adapt or adjust as needs arise. Anyone who has worked in Lesotho has dealt with this and knows the frustrations it can cause. The average Mosotho can function well with a clearly defined set of instructions or rules to follow. But as soon as they are confronted by a situation that doesn’t fit neatly within those rules, or they are asked to make a decision involving unfamiliar alternatives, they are lost. They become uncomfortable, they hem and haw, they stall and delay. They go looking for someone else to handle the situation. They may get belligerent, or they may just shut down and refuse to deal with the situation altogether.
- a lack of community involvement and support, which is a common problem with a lot of aid projects,
- a lack of training and support for the teachers, and
- a failure to integrate the computers into the regular classroom curriculum.