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.

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

Tackling the challenges of open source adoption in education

open education for schools
In our recent survey on free and open source software in the UK education sectors, we asked colleges and universities for their main reasons for not...Read more

How a hacker slumber party gets girls into code

women programmers
When I walked into Carroll Hall, for a moment I felt like I was back in college... and at the World’s Best Slumber Party . There were tables full of...Read more

Books and more are relicensed to Creative Commons

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I began working with the Wikimedia Foundation in January 2012 for program and community support in India. With the Centre for Internet and Society 's...Read more

5 lessons open education resources can learn from FOSS

While the OER community owes some of its genesis to the open source and free software movements, there are some aspects of how and why these...Read more