The city of Paderborn, Germany is special. Not only because of its beautiful Romanesque Cathedral, but because of its school system. Why? Nearly 20 years ago, local political decision-makers decided to take an important step towards digital collaboration. In 2000, they started “Lernstatt Paderborn”, a pioneer project that digitally links all schools in Paderborn, from elementary to high-school level.
The NoMachine 6.6..8 release has many enhancements, the most significant of which is the inclusion of the AVC/H.264 software codec to the free-to-use packages for Windows, Linux, Mac and Raspberry: NoMachine and NoMachine Enterprise Client. From today, with the release of version 6.6.8, H.264 software encoding and decoding is available to everyone using NoMachine software.
UCS 4.4 is out now with a focus on new features, higher security and ease of administration. With the application “Admin Diary”, UCS now supports administrators in making administrative activities traceable. For higher security, password policies can be defined more strictly and flexibly. UCS 4.4 has also added support for trusts, which enables the integration of services operated in Microsoft domains. Users can now enjoy an enhanced Self Service that eliminates the need for numerous admin …
Kopano has released Kopano Meet, Kopano’s new video meeting app that combines the benefits of open source with great usability.
Univention has published their third party app popularity chart for December 2018 and Kopano is the top messaging app and in the number two position overall.
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Schools now run on technology. For some this is unwelcome and disturbing, for others it’s inevitable and an enabling force. But all agree that technology has become central to the learning process, largely replacing pen and paper for students, teachers and administrators. So are you able to relax knowing that all your school’s crucial data is safely backed up offsite? Certainly some of your data is now “in the cloud”, but for many schools some critical data remains …
iPads in schools The digitisation in schools that are equipped with UCS@school continues to progress rapidly. Many school authorities and federal states are providing schools with mobile terminals for use in the classroom. Apple’s iPads in particular are in demand. The devices are robust, easy to use and affordable. They are also equipped with a large number of special apps for digital education.