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Public schools making MS Office mandatory

There was an extensive debate on the German discussion list which addressed a lot of aspects that may be relevant to other European countries. I wanted to provide a summary to encourage exchange of information and experiences across borders.

The trigger was a letter that a school kid brought home, informing the parents that [...]

FSFE Info booth at Rotlintstraßenfest in Frankfurt

Last week Saturday on Software Freedom Day, we had our first outdoor booth at a street festival (Rotlintstraßenfest) in Frankfurt. We got the exact location of the booth  just the day before. After work, I jumped on my bike and had a look at the scene.

My site visit a day earlier (I still [...]

MOOC about Free Software

It’s been a few months already since Vitaly Repin pointed us to a project of his: a MOOC about Free Software and I still haven’t mentioned it here.

As they realized that most people are not aware about the complexities of the digital world we live in, the idea of creating a MOOC (Massive [...]

Galicia introducing over 50 000 students to free software

Galicia introducing over 50 000 students to free software tools, making it part of their 2014-2015 curriculum.

In May Amtega, Galicia’s agency for technological modernisation signed a acontract with the three universities in the region, the Galician Association of Free Software (AGASOL) and six of the region’s free software user groups.

The last paragraph of [...]

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 [...]

Bericht vom Fellowship-Treffen Rhein/Main am 7. Januar

Am 7. Januar trafen wir uns also wieder im Café Albatros in Frankfurt. Aus spärlichen Notizen und einem löchrigen Gedächtnis, entstand folgendes Protokoll:

Begrüßung, Small Talk

unter anderem über Datenschutz, die Geschichte und Hintergründe der AGPL, und ein Bericht vom 31C3 in Hamburg

Vortragsempfehlungen bisher:

Mit Kunst die Gesellschaft hacken Ich sehe, also bin [...]

Free Software in Education News – December

Here’s what we collected in December. 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 Missed this in November: Sebastian informs about the CodeWeek Award in Germany more preparations for the [...]

Report of FSFE Meeting Rhine/Main in Frankfurt

Here is a quick report from our last meeting in Frankfurt/M. which took place on December 3rd.

End of touring around Frankfurt

As discussed at some previous meetings, we decided to stop our tour around Frankfurt after the second round. It was a nice experiment with many interesting discussions, a lot of new faces and [...]

Free Software in Education News – November

Here’s what we collected in November. I have to say, it is not much this time. 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 Wolf-Dieter attended an event in the [...]

Free Software in Education News – October

Here’s what we collected in October. 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 We gained a new member from the Netherlands I attended an OER barcamp in Cologne Erik [...]