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[school-discuss] [Fwd: FSF Europe Free Software in Education initiative]
I just received this from Christian Selig, and am forwarding it to this list
in the hope and expectation that people here will be interested in joining and
Christian Selig wrote:
> Hello Doug,
> at the Free Software Foundation Europe, we have established an educational
> task force. The idea is to exchange information on Free Software activities
> in Europe, thus creating a network which is a bit more localized to Europe.
> My announcement on firstname.lastname@example.org:
> -- snip
> Hello all,
> to speed up and increase communication in the educational field, we have
> created an educational task force, currently consisting of me, Hilaire
> Fernandes and others. Our goals are:
> - networking Free Software in Education efforts, thus avoiding duplication
> of efforts (i.e., there are three databases with free edu software)
> - spreading information about Free Software in Education
> - spreading information about the importance of software freedoms
> - (you name it)
> If you want to be part of this effort (which means that you are devoted to
> it, not just observing), we have some requirements:
> - experience with GNU/Linux, Free Software and education
> - a clear "No" to non-free software
> - advantageous: previous work in that field
> - you should live in Europe (i.e. NA, India and China have their own FSF
> educational efforts, so please join them if you live there)
> The task force can be reached via email@example.com .
> -- snap
> Currently, we have contacts in Germany, France, Italy, Finland and the UK.
> I hope that we can find ways to receive EU funding and get in touch with
> I would be very thankful if you included a notice in your next SEUL/edu
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