ESOP is organizing another Online Associates Meeting, this time open to all interested parties and with the participation of special guests. Will happen on October 28th, Wednesday, at 11:30 am, sign up here!
ESOP - Portuguese Open Source Software Companies Association, sent an Open Letter to the Direção Geral da Educação (General Directorate of Education) to reinforce the concern with what has been happening in terms of technologies used in distance learning in Portugal.
OpenForum Europe, together with Fraunhofer ISI, are conducting a study on the use of Open Source Software (OSS) and Open Source Hardware (OSH) in Europe. The ultimate goal of the study is to contribute to more technologically open European policies.
The French Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (Ministère de l'Éducation nationale, de la Jeunesse et des Sports) has developed a platform based on Open Source software to ensure that all within the French education system have the tools necessary for distance learning.
In the last few days the European Parliament has published several resolutions in which it reinforces the need of European Institutions use Open Source solutions.