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The Register: So Why Do So Few UK Schools Use Open Source?

Feb 06, 2003, 22:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Drew Cullen)

"Yes, it's the Open Source in Education Conference 2003, a 'National Conference to explore the use of Open Source software in UK Primary and Secondary Education Institutions'.

"The gig's organised by Anglia Polytechnic, the date is Friday, 4 April, the venue is in Danbury Conference Centre in Danbury, Essex, and the cost is £79+VAT. The full spiel is here.

"The most basic aim of the conference is to 'raise awareness of open source as an alternative solution'.

"This is an interesting challenge. UK schools are a cautious bunch when it comes to what they call ICT..."

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