[fedora-india] Gujarat ( INDIA ) introduce open source at 12th standard syllabus with @ 50% weightage.

Nilesh J. Vaghela electromech at electromech.info
Fri May 22 17:44:43 UTC 2009


Yes it is good time.

sankarshan wrote:
> On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 5:33 PM, Nilesh J. Vaghela
> <electromech at electromech.info> wrote:
>> I thought let me share you the efforts of people like us and success story ,
>> the introduction of open source mainly LINUX is now part of official
>> syllabus of Gujarat 12th standard computer subject.
> Now is as good a time as any to undertake some well thought out steps
> along the following lines:
We ( VGLUG ) are going to work as a community support for infrastructure 
at school level. Going to produce on line support documents focus to the 
school requirement.

We are trying to develop few easy method so installation or deployment 
will be easy for the school and some thing goes wrong they can raise the 
query to LUG.

> - ensure that content that allows potential users to install,
> configure and use Linux/Fedora is available in the local language
> - ensure that the applications that are used (or, wished to be used)
> are exhaustively packaged for and maintained in Fedora
> - work on spins/remixes that are relevant to deployment  like these
> - work towards creating a collaborative book that can be used by the
> teachers/trainers
> And, last but not the least, do our best to be excellent to each other
> so that we can collaborate and get similar positive outcome across
> various states and education boards.
Thanks for your valuable suggestion.

Nilesh Vaghela
Redhat Channel Partner and Training Partner
Ahmedabad: 404,Maulik Arcad,Nr. Mansi cross Road,Satellite Rd
Baroda : 25, The Emperor, Fatehgunj

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