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.

Rebuilding tech in Afghanistan with open source

Dr. Nazir Peroz (Head of the ZiiK) on rebuilding tech in Afghanistan and a new IT center at the University of Herat.Read more

Why open data matters in education

Aseem Sharma writes that improving the state of education and making children better learners is a human endeavor. It requires understanding the...Read more

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

Better open source security, learning to code, open home design, and more

In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at more accessible open source security, a new platform for learning to code,...Read more