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Our Purpose

To connect schools who are contemplating or going on the Free Software journey

To assist schools in realising the educational opportunities that Free Software provides

To create Free software systems in schools that are created from educationalists upwards rather than bureaucracy, government or corporate down

To promote sound educational philosophy in the use of Free Software in schools

To promote Free Software as the best path for schools, the wider community and governments

Why Free/Libre & Open Software?

“It's Free Software and it gives you freedom!” [1]

Software Freedom

The freedom to run the program, for any purpose.

The freedom to study how the program works, and adapt it to your needs. Access to the source code is a precondition for this.

The freedom to redistribute copies so you can help your neighbour.

The freedom to improve the program, and release your improvements to the public, so that the whole community benefits. Access to the source code is a precondition for this.

Free software saves schools money.