open education

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

Open source education for lifelong learners

In the world of the Internet, where everything is so easily available, it seems like all technology is a benefit to online learners. For those who...Read more

The challenges of Open edX's large and complex codebase

The challenges of the large and complex Open edX codebase, as told by David Baumgold, a software engineer at edX, to Travis Kepley of Red Hat.Read more

An open-minded Internet safety curriculum

What should high schools students be taught about Internet safety? Traditional high school curriculum has followed guidance from the U.S. Children's...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

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