Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
The very limited use of FOSS in the UK’s education sector has long been a source of much puzzlement and even anger - from this side of the IT divide at least.
In the last year or so we have, happily, seen a rise in the background noise level, and more recently with BECTA’s activities and the award of the approved supplier status to Sirius IT as signs that things are finally changing.
This morning, I saw a post on the OOo marketing list from Ian Lynch publicising this new place of reference and support for the education sector: Open Source Schools: