The BBC takes a look at open source software in education
, specifically as a cost-saving measure. "Steve Beswick, director of education for Microsoft UK, told the BBC that while open source software may, on face value, offer savings, there could be hidden costs, both financial and otherwise. [...] 'A lot of people are trained in Microsoft-based technologies, so there may be increased costs in re-training to learn how to use open source solutions,' he said.
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