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Free Software in Education News – January

January was quite busy for me, but I still managed to collect some things. If you come accross anything that might be worth mentioning in this series, please drop me a note, dump it in this pad or drop it on the edu-eu mailinglist!

FSFE Edu-Team activities

The first physical edu-team meeting took place alongside [...]

Free Software in Education News – September

Here’s what we collected in September. If you come accross anything that might be worth mentioning in this series, please drop me a note, dump it in this pad or send it on the edu-eu mailinglist!

FSFE Edu-Team activities As usual, more work on the edu pages on fsfe.org. A first draft is now online on the test instance. If you want [...]

Free Software in Education NEWS – January

Here’s what I collected in January. If you come accross anything that might be worth mentioning in this series, please drop me a note, dump it in this pad or even better: drop it on the edu-eu mailinglist!

FSFE Edu-Team activities

We are still working on the edu pages on FSFE although I [...]

Free Software in Education news – April/May/June 2013

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. [...]

Free Software in Education NEWS – January 2013

Hello everybody! It’s been a while since I wrote my last post with edu news. So, I am planning to post news more regularly again. I start trying on a monthly basis. Here’s what I collected in January:

Community Michael Shiloh from Arduino asks teachers on a mailinglist why they want to use Arduino in [...]

Identi.ca Updates for 2013-01-22

Installed !fedora 18 #xfce over the weekend. Anybody out there who uses #exim #smarthost #ssl #smtp? Can’t get it to work… # @gniibe Not necessarily. Just have been using exim for ages on debian & was hoping to keep my .forward file. Thanks for the tip! # I’ll have a look at #msmtp anyhow. [...]

Euro2012 in Free Software: Semi-finals

Once again, due to travelling, I was out of internet connectivity for the last few days and couldn’t post the results on the day of the corresponding UEFA games. Sorry for keeping you waiting.

This match was actually not too hard to decide on: France vs Spain: 3:4

Iceland vs Norway in contrast was hard. [...]

Euro2012 in Free Software quarter final: France vs. Germany

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 [...]

Euro2012 in Free Software – Group A results

Yesterday was the last day in group A of the UEFA soccer championship. So, I am not entirely too late As already posted on identi.ca, here are the results of the matches in Group A:

France Ukraine 4 1 France Italy 5 5 France England 4 2 Ukraine Italy 1 3 Ukraine England 1 2 [...]

Free Software in Education – March/April 2011

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 [...]