Presenting at eLearning Africa 2015

John Iglar

The Power & Promise (& Problems) of Free & Open Source Software

Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) is a powerful tool that holds great promise for educational institutions. There are many advantages for schools, universities and other organizations availing themselves of the many infrastructure tools, application packages, and operating systems that are free and able to be used, shared and customized.


The Presentation

These are the slides from the presentation: Power & Promise Slides.

More detailed information is published in the abstract of the presentation.

More Rationale

If you want to learn more about using free & open source software in schools, here are a few places to check out:

Software used at ICS

Below are just some of the free & open source software tools that ICS Addis has used over the years.


Operating Systems

Application Packages