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SEUL.org: Linux in Education Report #83

Nov 24, 2002, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Doug Loss)

[ Thanks to Doug Loss for this link. ]

"Ilpo Halonen told us:

"I would like to inform you of the websites Dafnord Finnland for teachers of German in Nordic and Baltic countries and European Schools Projects Finland. Eduprojects.net of COMPACT, one of the Comenius 3 networks in Europe, is powered by Linux-Apache-MySQL-PHP solutions. Impressio, the content management system, and the eJournal (e.g. LIP Training Journal), the lite version of CMS, are products of Imnetti, a small company in a small town Jämsä in Middle Finland. All products are based on LAMP. There is collaboration between COMPACT and the entrepreneur to produce cost-effective educational solutions. Free websites can be created in http://www.eduprojects.net using CMS. eJournal is also free for testing if you want to know how it works. At the time being eJournal is experimented in collaboration between 10 Finnish and 10 South African schools. In LIP (Learn Internet Projects by Doing) Training Journal there are 67 participants from about 15 countries of Europe and Asia who just start collaboration in the Internet.

"Joris Komen of SchoolNet Namibia let us know about their winning the 2002 Hafkin Prize. From their note: 'SchoolNet Namibia's 'inspirational' approach to bridging the digital divide has garnered the non-profit organization the 2002 Hafkin prize for people-centred information and communications technology policy in Africa. [...] The prize, created 'to encourage and recognise outstanding examples of African initiatives in ICTs for development', is awarded to the nominee who best fits the criteria of capacity building, awareness raising and Africa-driven development initiatives...'"

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