[ubuntu-uk] Schools

alan c aeclist at candt.waitrose.com
Mon Jul 11 11:04:17 UTC 2011

On 11/07/11 11:31, Matthew Daubney wrote:
> On 11 July 2011 03:34, Phill Whiteside <phillw at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> hiyas,
>> sorry I have not been to active of late, life is a little hectic. but I do
>> recall a discussion about the software schools use.
>> In america or canada they can
>> use http://www.google.com/apps/intl/en/edu/index.html which is a pretty
>> awesome suite of apps. The only problem being it is not available to UK.
>> Well, after much digging, it may well be :)
> Hi Phil,
> I believe the OU use this suite of applications. The wording from
> their website (
> http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/course/tu100.htm -> "This
> includes some features in the Google Apps for Education package used
> to meet some of the learning outcomes." ) suggests it to be true.

The kahn academy is awesome, (even though it is partly funded by
smelly money)
Well worth a look

alan cocks
Ubuntu user

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