[ubuntu-uk] Persuading a school to switch

Alistair Crust alistair at skegnessgrammar.org
Wed Mar 26 09:06:36 GMT 2008


On Tue, 2008-03-25 at 21:43 +0000, James Grabham wrote:
> Skegness..... Grammar School...
> 
> eh...
> 
> XD
> 
> On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 9:30 PM, Dianne Reuby <pramclub at yahoo.co.uk>
> wrote:
>         Skegness Grammar use Linux - you can find their IT department
>         case study
>         of the advantages here:
>         http://www.schoolforge.org.uk/index.php/Skegness_Grammar
>         
>         Dianne
>         
>         
>         On Tue, 2008-03-25 at 17:04 +0000, Craig wrote:
>         > Hello everyone,
>         >
>         >       I have been an Ubuntu user for not very long (since
>         around October) and
>         > have been amazed at the stability, compatibility and
>         usability amongst
>         > many other things. I think it really shows what a community
>         can do if
>         > they pull together - they can develop an operating system
>         that (in my
>         > biased opinion) is better than that of a multi-billion pound
>         company.
>         >       I am 13 and go to Court Moor School in Hampshire. The
>         school is very
>         > keen on getting the latest technology - virtual learning
>         environments,
>         > computerised registration etc. Currently I am persuading
>         various people
>         > around the school to switch to ubuntu. I have found quite a
>         few people
>         > who would be interested in having someone who really knows
>         what they're
>         > talking about to show them some of the features and the
>         security they
>         > could use and some of the things included in edubuntu.
>         >       Obviously this is still in early stages, I was just
>         wondering if this
>         > is something that anyone would possibly be interested in
>         doing so I
>         > could negotiate further. Otherwise, any ideas on ways to
>         persuade a
>         > school to switch to ubuntu?
>         >
>         > Craig.
>         >
>         >
>         
>         
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>         
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Mr JE Grabham

to give it it's new title " 'The' Skegness Grammar School" lol

although I fail to see what difference the "The" makes. 

;-)


Kind regards
-- 
Alistair Crust <alistair at skegnessgrammar.org>
Systems Administrator
Skegness Grammar School
Vernon Road
Skegness
Lincs
PE252QS
Tel: 01754610000




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