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.

Why Raspberry Pi is still the white knight of education

Two years ago, when the Raspberry Pi launched, it was with the intention of improving IT education in the UK. Since then more powerful, better...Read more

Real life experiences thanks to Google Summer of Code projects

While the open source community is filled with some of the most talented minds in the world, fresh perspectives from the next generation of...Read more

16 FOSSisms all educators should know

When Heidi Ellis took the floor at this year's Professors' Open Source Summer Experience —held May 28-30 at Drexel University in Philadelphia—she...Read more

Launch of "What is open education?" resource on Opensource.com

Just what is open education? At Opensource.com, we love sharing stories about the ways open source tools and principles are changing the nature of...Read more

Mobile library fab lab brings new skills to rural areas

FryskLab mobile fab lab teaches students about digital fabrication
We find ourselves in interesting times. We're facing huge socio-economic challenges while at the same time we need to look ahead and design a society...Read more

Contest to start new projects using open content, open data, or open source

This is a guest post from Open Knowledge We are excited to announce the second round of the Open Humanities Awards , running from April 30 until May...Read more

Professors headed to open source summer camp

This week, professors Heidi J. C. Ellis and Gregory W. Hislop will try to convince eight of their peers to teach their classes the open source way...Read more

4 open resources to discover Old English literature

J. R. R. Tolkien, perhaps best known as the author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings , was, in his academic life, a scholar of Anglo-Saxon...Read more