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.

Lessons from Koha in open source project ownership

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While compiling OSS Watch's list of Open Source Options for Education , I discovered Koha , an open source Integrated Library System (ILS). I...Read more

Teaching children how to code

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Coding is the language of the future, with the power to create and modify the computer programs and websites that increasingly shape our day-to-day...Read more

A guide to free and open source education

Nearly every week, if not every day, there are more and more open source and open educational resources available and accessible to us. It's...Read more

Free education on a hard drive to boost Kenya in a tech-driven world

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At age 18, Kenyan students take a nationally-standardized test, the results of which determine not only their eligibility for university education,...Read more

The Open Book (Free Stuff Friday!)

The Open Book is an essential reference point for those interested in the culmination of a global movement for change in a time of rapid social...Read more

Beat Making Lab partners with PBS Digital Studios to expand reach of music education

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In the next step of their mission to spread the magic of making music, Beat Making Lab has partnered with PBS Digital Studios to produce web episodes...Read more

Student conference experiments with Open Badges

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Online, we know what open education looks like: P2PU, MOOC, Coursera, MITx—pick your favorite acronym. But, what does open education look like in...Read more

Empowering villagers with education to create a sustainable Haiti

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In today's data driven world, the need for accurate data and informed analysis is paramount for innovation and progress. Data and statistics that are...Read more