Dominik George

System engineer, software developer, and educational enthusiast — this is the combination I have been describing myself as for some time now. It means that I mostly emply my technical background in working at Teckids, the free software organisation, to drive forward free software in education, and help children become contributors in free software projects.

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Digitisation and Education — How the AlekSIS project fosters co-creation of school software by young people
Tom Teichler, Dominik George

Free software is all about participation, and projects can empower young people to participate by designing their software in a way that opens it up for learning and teaching in education. This talk reports from the AlekSIS project that develops real-world educational software that is intended to be extended by the students that actually work with it.