Schools Fear Being Frozen Out
Apr 18, 2008, 12:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Janie Davies)
"The planned £4.5bn schools IT revamp today faces a
barrage of criticism.
"The government's Building Schools for the Future (BSF)
initiative has provoked a fierce reaction from IT managers who
believe they will be dictated to by local education partnerships
comprising local authorities and private sector suppliers.
"These partnerships mean they will be steered away from open
source software and concede control of procurement..."