free software

The activities of the Quebec Free Computing Week (SQiL)

FACiL volunteers today unveil the activities of the Quebec Free Computing Week (SQiL), which will be held from September 16 to 24.

The Kano: a computer for young people, to build and program yourself

It is delivered in spare parts and young people (or not so young!) Must assemble and program it: here is the Kano computer!

FACIL celebrates International Free Software Day at CRIM on Saturday

FACIL, for the collective appropriation of free computing (FACIL) invites the general public as well as the actors of the free community to converge at the Center de recherche informatique de Montréal (CRIM), on Saturday, September 20, 2014, to celebrate International Free Software Day (JILL). This event, which inaugurates the Quebec Free Computing Week (SQIL).

A database listing free and open source software by discipline

The network of college ICT respondents unveiled on May 5 a database listing free and / or free software, which is very useful for all levels of education.

AQUOPS 2013 - Minister Marie Malavoy visits delegates

The visit of the Minister of Education, Recreation and Sport of Quebec, Ms. Marie Malavoy, marked the conclusion of the 31st edition of the AQUOPS annual conference, which was held from March 26 to 28, 2013 in Quebec.

Google Code-in 2012 winners choose to improve free software Sugar

Great things are happening in digital education in Quebec and elsewhere in Canada. It is also interesting to learn about things that are being done elsewhere in the world. Today is news from Sugar and the Goole Code-in contest!

Cégep de Rimouski turns to free software

The Cégep de Rimouski decided to drop Microsoft and turn to the LibreOffice office suite. The vast majority of its 1,600 workstations should be converted by fall 2013.

SACoche: free software to assess student skills

Skills assessment software, SACoche has been used for over a year by several French colleges. Free and free, it allows teachers to keep records of what their students have acquired, and students to know where they are in the acquisition of skills.