Another posting with education news. October 15th already passed, so I guess I have to publish this way unfinished post before it gets too late. If you come accross anything that might be worth mentioning in this series, please drop me a note or, even better: drop it on the edu-eu mailinglist!
FSFE Edu-Team activities [...]
FSFE Edu-Team activities Sebastian warns in a blog post to put the cost argument in front My last edu news summary was well received on the edu-eu mailinglist and let to the idea of creating an edu news planet. Anybody interested to join? We are working on updating the NLEDU campaign page as there [...]
Here are three months of education news related to Free Software! Sorry for the delay, I was somewhat tied up with FuxCon and was traveling for a month. Enough said, here we go:
Finland Finnish education board funds Free Software cloud services for schools. A Webinar on KDE-based learning programs took place on April 24. [...]
Another month past since the last edu news entry. Here’s what I found in March:
E-learning tools gradually make their way into Francophone Belgium schools
There was a webinar about the “Open Library 2013 project” as Elias writes in his blog.
The paedML (sample solution) in Baden-Württemberg is migrationg to UCSSchool by [...]
Last FrOSCon, Kurt Gramlich, leader of the German part of the Skolelinux project, gave a brief overview on the Skolelinux pilot in Rhineland Palatinate. What happened after the first euphoria and listed reasons why the pilot may be considered a failure.
It was a very entertaining and informative talk. I learned quite a bit and [...]
As I wrote in the last posting, the coming matches are indeed tough. When I wrote that, I thought that at least this particular match is one of the easier ones to decide on. I was wrong. I was almost certain that Germany has no chance against France, but at least to me,the data in [...]
Welcome again to another day of the EURO2012 for Free Software! Here are the results of Group C in the final round:
Poland Germany 2 3 Poland Switzerland 3 3 Poland Iceland 1 3 Germany Switzerland 3 2 Germany Iceland 3 3 Switzerland Iceland 2 3
The table looks like this:
Team Pld W D [...]
This post was meant to be published in November, but somehow it didn’t. Anyway, here are the results of the playoffs in our Euro2012 in Free Software.
In the last Euro2012 posting, I was thinking about drawing lots for the play-offs like in the UEFA tournament, but decided to ensure that only the best teams [...]
Here are todays results of our EURO 2012 in Free Software and open standards.
Turkey vs. Belgium was difficult. I don’t know what happend in the meantime, but I feel that having developed an own distribution and have it installed on every school computer plus making Free Software part of the official curriculum should have [...]
Here is again a list of things I came across over the last two months:
There is an article on techlearning.com (warning: terrible commercial blocker!) which answers 8 claims that are often brought agains Free Software solutions in education:
Open source is way too expensive. We can’t afford to change everything! Our teachers won’t use [...]