[ubuntu-uk] Leaflets [long reply]

norman norman at littletank.org
Sun May 6 14:16:49 BST 2007

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> I and many others agree with you. Have you heard of Edubuntu?
> <http://www.edubuntu.org/> - it's an OS, based on Ubuntu, that is
> specifically catered to schools and classrooms.

Yes I have heard of Edubuntu and understand its purpose.
> The Ubuntu UK team have some information on our wiki site
> <https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UKTeam/Education>, explaining we can all help
> to push Open Source Software to our schools and governments.
> If you would like to help, you can email or write a letter to your
> local MP, as well as speak to your local council and schools. If you
> would like me to send you a copy of my note to my local MP, then I'd
> be happy to do so.

A copy of your note would be helpful. Now that I have the bit between my
teeth I will get the email going to all and sundry who may be able to
influence the decision making process.
> You can also check out http://www.openschoolsalliance.org/ for more information.
> Arguably, an OS that is designed to cater particularly for schools, is
> much stronger than "other leading brands" :-)



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