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ZDNet UK: Becta Fails the Open Source Test

Mar 07, 2006, 19:45 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ingrid Marson)

"The UK government agency responsible for the use of IT in education has been accused of inconsistency in its strategy towards open source, following the discovery that it has omitted many open source products from educational software databases.

"Becta, the British Educational Communications and Technology Association, published a report last May which concluded that primary schools could cut computer costs by nearly half if they stopped buying, operating and supporting products from software vendors such as Microsoft..."

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