OpenDisc-Open Source Education programmes bundled up for your convenience

December 6, 2010 at 10:31 am Leave a comment

by Alec Patton

If you’re involved in education, and thinking you’d like to get a bundle of open source computer programmes useful to educators.

Open Source is great for schools because it can save you loads of money (by diverting it from the coffers of Microsoft et. al.), but also because open-source software is malleable: if you know how to do it, you can create your own extensions for it, and make bespoke versions of programmes. This is a great opportunity for kids to engage deeply with ICT.

Check it out here: OpenDisc | Education.


Entry filed under: Education & Children's Services.

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