Educational Software Thread, Becta Goes Open Source in Technical; Article at The Inquirer about Becta launching a programme to get schools to adopt open source software.
Open source trumps ...
21st May 2008, 06:01 PM #1
Becta Goes Open Source
Article at The Inquirer about Becta launching a programme to get schools to adopt open source software.
Open source trumps Microsoft in UK schools - The INQUIRER
5 Thanks to SYSMAN_MK:
cooper (21st May 2008), Geoff (22nd May 2008), localzuk (21st May 2008), Ric_ (21st May 2008), stratisphere (21st May 2008)
21st May 2008, 06:14 PM #2
About time we saw some weight thrown behind the issue, we'll see if it comes to anything.
21st May 2008, 06:30 PM #3
At long last... excellent news
21st May 2008, 07:11 PM #4
About time too Now all we need is Capita and so called educational software houses to recognise OS as a viable alternative to MS
21st May 2008, 08:09 PM #5
MS are hot on the heels, doing something becta asked them to do eons ago:
Microsoft Office 2007 to Support ODF - and not OOXML
Shame it took a referral to the EU
23rd May 2008, 12:17 PM #6
23rd May 2008, 12:24 PM #7
23rd May 2008, 12:51 PM #8
Best news ive heard in the education sector for a very long while
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