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Manila Standard Today: More Schools Take to Open Source

Sep 05, 2006, 20:15 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chin Wong)

"Despite the lack of a state policy on free and open source software, a number of government agencies have made inroads in promoting its use in schools, a top information technology official said last week.

"In a paper delivered at an academic forum Thursday, Emmanuel Lallana, a commissioner of the Commission on Information and Communications Technology said efforts to promote free and open source software in education have focused on three aspects: 1) getting more people to use it; 2) developing content and electronic learning applications using the technology; and 3) developing experts who can support its wider use..."

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