[Discussioni] Microsoft e gli insegnanti

Alceste Scalas tjoad a gmx.it
Sab 6 Apr 2002 17:23:55 CEST

On Wed, Apr 03, 2002 at 08:51:06PM +0200, Carlo Strozzi wrote:
    > vi segnalo un'altra iniziativa che a mio avviso dovrebbe generare
    > qualche perplessitā:
    > http://www.punto-informatico.it/p.asp?i=39664

La stessa  cosa sta succedendo  (in misura ancora  piu` consistente)
nel resto d'Europa,  sempre sulla scia del progetto  "Intel Teach to
the  future" di  Microsoft +  Intel.  Vi  giro parte  di  una e-mail
passata su <edu-eu a gnu.org>.



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Alceste Scalas wrote:

>Here in Italy, that project  is still reality: Microsoft has started
>donating licenses and copies of  its software to schools, and giving
>technical training to 5000  teachers (that will spread the Microsoft
>Verb and training among their colleagues).

60.000 teachers trained in Germany, with 120.000 more to come.

This is *frightening*. This is extremely frightening. Orwell was not an 
optimist, he was an idealist.

Microsoft is taking total control of the educational sector.

We have to fight hard and make it stop, as soon as possible.

>Even if that  page is in written italian, you  can see the Microsoft
>and italian ministry logos.

In Germany, it's supported by a state academy. At least the project has 
not yet received support by federal ministries or ministers. But I fear 
that after the next election the situation might become even better for 



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