Education

Open source solutions are improving how students learn—and how instructors teach—in communities around the world. Read the fascinating and inspiring stories we've collected about how open source is influencing education at all levels.

Open access platform to save the Odia Indian language

In February 2014, the Government of India declared the South Asian language Odia as the 6th classical language of India which is one among 22...Read more

5 open access journals for open source enthusiasts

The ever rising cost of academic journals is a major burden for researchers. Academic libraries cannot always keep up with increases in subscription...Read more

Moodle will always be an open source project

Open door with open education and Moodle
In 2001, Moodle was launched as an online solution for educators to freely adopt as a tool to reach and engage students in the learning experience...Read more

Penn Manor goes 'all in' with open source

Charlie Reisinger talks to Scott Nesbitt and Opensource.com about migrating an entire school district to Linux and open source.Read more

Building a Linux lab and its great potential in education

Penguins gathered together in the Artic
How Don Watkins, a technology director at a New York state high school, introduced Linux to the system.Read more

Open source tools help kids discover digital creativity

Youth Digital just moved into their new offices, tucked away in a nondescript office park in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. It's a big step up from...Read more

Teaching open source changed my life

The director of Open Source Training tells the story of how he got away from traditional teaching and testing methods and found joy again in teaching...Read more

Back to school with GRASS GIS

When we started talking about hosting a 'back to school' week at Opensource.com, I decided to take that quite literally, and went back to NC State...Read more