EducationCountryProfile

About this page

This is a template page for A Profile of the Education Situation in a Country.

It will be filled out as a real example for:

  • Germany

By:

  • Julius Bloch
  • Richard Weideman

And then we will generalise it into a template which will be given to other Education Country Contacts, who will fill it out for their location.

TEMPLATE

This is the general section ... to gather the correct topics.

Local Country Contact for Education

  • Name
  • Email
  • Role

Languages used in Education

  • Primary Language (% of total)
  • Secondary Language (% of total)

Policies of the National Education System

  • Is the policy for schooling set:
    • nationally
    • regions
    • cities
    • by each school
  • Is the choice of operating system:
    • country wide
    • province / county / region
    • individual per city
    • individual per school

Types of Education Bodies / Schools

  • Is there one single type of school:
    • government
    • private
    • religiious

Policy or Stance on Open Source

  • What is the general government policy or stance on Open Source
    • - in education - in other sectors
  • Are there any government Open Source targets or mandates
    • - in action - announced in the press

Open Source in Schools : General

  • Have there been any large rollouts of Open Source in education anywhere in the country
    • - if yes, what distro - if no, any obvious reasons or stumbling blocks which spring to mind

Open Source in Schools : Specific Examples

  • Create & Maintain a List of Open Source based schools / districts

    • - identify which (if any) if these are Ubuntu based - create a local community network - share the community network across countries

Germany

This is the example section ... it will be popuated to flesh out & test the template .

Local Country Contact for Education

Languages used in Education

  • Primary Language: german
  • some local dialect

Policies of the National Education System

  • Is the policy for schooling set:
    • most times each school
  • Is the choice of operating system:
    • individual for every school

Types of Education Bodies / Schools

  • Is there one single type of school:
    • government
    • private
    • religiious

Policy or Stance on Open Source

  • What is the general government policy or stance on Open Source
    • there is no gernal policy, every federal state has his own policy, sometimes every city
  • Are there any government Open Source targets or mandates
    • The BIS developed a debian based distribution called "Beh√∂rdendesktop"

Open Source in Schools : General

  • Have there been any large rollouts of Open Source in education anywhere in the country
    • - if yes, what distro - if no, any obvious reasons or stumbling blocks which spring to mind

Open Source in Schools : Specific Examples

  • Create & Maintain a List of Open Source based schools / districts

    • - identify which (if any) if these are Ubuntu based - create a local community network - share the community network across countries


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