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.

Do kids learn about open source in school?

If you answered Yes! , were you thinking of the principles of the open source way ? Sharing, collaboration, transparency, and failing faster are all...Read more

Tunapanda spreads digital literacy in Africa

Group bringing digital literacy to Africa uses almost exclusively open source software and aims to maintain an open source business mindset.Read more

Upgrading libraries to open source Koha system

Melissa Lefebvre is interviewed for Careers in Open Source Week at Opensource.com on her experience as an operations manager for the open source...Read more

Professors embed students directly into open source communities

The sun could not have been shining any brighter in Philadelphia on May 28, 2014. But in the basement of Drexel University's Rush Building, home to...Read more

Open source education for kids with 4 friendly puppets

Puppets: a penguin, a snake, a robot, and a fox
Brother team Jared and JR Nielsen are the puppet masters behind The Hello World Program, a video and tutorial series hosted by a penguin, a snake, a...Read more

We cannot do modern science unless it's open

Peter Murray-Rust of the informal community Blue Obelisk gives an exclusive look to Opensource.com on his life in science and academic research, and...Read more

The future of scientific discovery relies on open

Ross Mounce is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Bath studying the use of fossils in phylogeny and phyloinformatics, completing his PhD...Read more

Women interns rocking open source at Xen Project

With mid-term evaluations just around the corner for many technology-focused summer internship programs, here's a closer look at how the Google...Read more