Open Source Alternatives and Applications for Technical and Vocational Training

  • Miroslav Beňo Pädagogische Hochschule NÖ
  • Andrea Vadkertiová


With the continuous development of new applications and operating systems incompatible with older versions, schools face the dilemma with the software and hardware upgrade. The authors deal with the question whether it is necessary to upgrade technology and software equipment. They show the potential of open source alternatives. The article discusses the possibility of including the open source software to technical and vocational training.