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FTA Announcement #11: Register Now, Guest Lectures, DocBook and New FTA Materials

Last chance to register for the first term of 2011!

Registrations for the 2011 programme are growing at a very good pace. Remember that you can register for any course of the programme until one week before the term starts. This means that you have time until January 3rd to register for these courses:

FTA Announcement #9: Expansion of the FTA Associate Network and quick FTA News

Gleducar joins the FTA Associate Network

We are happy to announce the joining of Gleducar into the FTA network. Argentine non-profit organisation Gleducar has been working in the Free/Open Education field for almost ten years. It has built a community with over 500 educators and learners and is one of the most important educational initiatives of Latin America. Gleducar NGO will contribute relevant feedback and review FTA Course materials. It will also participate in the development of future courses about open and free educational tools for teachers.

Taskforce International Master Programme in Free Software

The FTA partners are designing an International Master Programme that will extend the current FTA programme and builds on previous experiences from the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Open Universiteit Netherlands, Universitat Rey Juan Carlos and University of Agder. A taskforce has been set up with representatives from these universities and the Free Knowledge Institute.

FTA Announcement #7: "Study Programme 2011 published and registrations open"

The Free Technology Academy does not only continue after the initial period supported by the EC's Lifelong Learning Programme, we also expand the number of courses available! We hope to keep growing and are working towards a complete International Masters Programme. In this newsletter the tentative programme for 2011, our discount policies, news on the fascinating lecture by Jon 'maddog' Hall and an introduction to our future plans.