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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 – June

Here’s what we collected in June. 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 As in the previous months, we worked on the edu pages further planning for a meeting [...]

Free Software experience in Westcliff High School, England

I just want to recommend reading  a blog post I found on KDE: A school in the southeast of England, began switching its student-facing computers to GNU/Linux. Stuart Jarvis interviewed the school’s Network Manager, Malcolm Moore. I think it’s an excelent case study to refer to.

Here are some gems:

To the question what caused the descision [...]

Free Software in Education NEWS – February 2013

Time for edu news again. Here’s what I collected in February:

Community CC licenced FS promo material at the FLOSS Competence Center Network, they started to provide some creative commons licensed promo material to spread the word. Pressing need for FS skills Well, I admit, the source for this news item might be seen as [...]

Edu-Team 2012 summary

After last year’s edu-team report, here is a brief summary of what the Edu-Team did in 2012. I’ve tried to keep it as short as possible at the risk that some things might not be clear. Please point me to these cases that I can explain them sufficiently.

Talks and similar activities

The edu-team members [...]

Free Software in education survey in UK

Surveying Prism Reflector (cc-by 2.0)

The OSS Watch Research Technologies Service published their bi-yearly “National Software Survey 2010″.

I haven’t heard about it before and I didn’t even had the chance to read it thoroughly, but it looks as if it contains a lot of useful information. It would be good to have such [...]

Euro 2012 qualification day #5 and the sick man of Europe

Another qualification day for the EURO2012 in Free Software with proposed results.

sick man (cc-by 2.0)

FSFE president Karsten Gerloff recently wrote a blog post about the situation in the UK. He writes “Britain is the sick man of Europe in terms of Free Software adoption.” The results below agree with this. I think [...]