[Linux-aus] Open Source in Education
greebo at pipka.org
Sat Nov 3 10:28:01 UTC 2007
<quote who="Joshua Hesketh">
> I am interested in open source in the education departments and I would
> be interested in researching the total cost of ownership. I have found a
> few documents on the Internet but they have been rather vague and I was
> wondering if somebody could point me towards any useful resources.
there are heaps of resources there that are really useful. I know because I
put them all together there :)
> As a starting point I couldn't find anywhere a definitive price on
> Microsoft products for schools (since I am aware they get a discount).
I believe that the MS bills for Australia public schools is somewhere above
$30m per year. Dr Kathryn Moyle has done a lot of work on that. You'll find
her work on the ASK-OSS website.
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