Linux Essentials Workshop at Czech Cisco Event

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Elzbieta Godlewska, representing LPI in the Czech Republic, recently attended a Cisco Networking Academy workshop in Prague, Czech Republic on April 9th. The event was was organized by the Cisco Academy Support Center in the Czech Republic (www.i-com-unity.cz) at the Cisco office in Prague. The workshop was very well attended, with around 35-40 instructors representing over 30 Czech schools, that are presently active in the Cisco Networking Academy, in attendance. None had heard about LPI before or were ...

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Linux Skills: IBM’s Commitment

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Re-posted by permission of IBM. To view the original press release in Italian please visit: http://www-03.ibm.com/press/it/it/pressrelease/46443.wss

Linux skills: IBM’s commitment to the partner ecosystem in Italy

A project in collaboration with the Linux Professional Institute

Milan, Italy – March 30, 2015: The demand for IT professionals with advanced skills in Linux and Open Source is increasing, both internationally and in Italy. And the reasons are obvious: more and more companies, from all sectors of the market, are looking for specialists and ...

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Recap: Poland ICT Teaching Event

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On March 21, 2015, LPI Poland’s own Elzbieta Godlewska, presented on “Linux Essentials: new digital skills of IT teachers in the use of free software in teaching” at the Teaching ICT in Schools conference in Poznan, Poland. This one-day event featured several sessions with speakers addressing topics from challenges for teachers in the 21st century, to e-books and the role of technology in the development of young students. The full agenda is available here: https://odn.poznan.pl/produkt,pl,xix-targi-edukacyjne,947506.html. The ...

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PUE DAY to present new ICT academic initiatives in Spain

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The following news bulletin is re-posted courtesy of PUE (Proyecto Universidad Empresa) in Spain.

The 2nd Edition of PUE DAY will present new reference academic initiatives in ICT official certification and training to the educational community of Spain. ICT training is a challenge that pushes the educational sector to keep their training offer updated. The main purpose of PUE DAY next 22 April in Madrid is to support educational institutions in this challenge, by bringing most state-of-the-art and prestigious academic initiatives ...

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Teaching ICT in Schools in Poznan, Poland

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On March 21, 2015, join other educators in Poland for the Teaching ICT in Schools conference in Poznan, Poland. This one-day event will feature several sessions with speakers addressing topics from challenges for teachers in the 21st century, to e-books and the role of technology in the development of young students.

Among the speakers, LPI Poland’s own Elzbieta Godlewska, will be speaking on “Linux Essentials: new digital skills of IT teachers in the use of free software in teaching” from 13:35-14:00.

This ...

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New LPIC-1, LPIC-304, and LE exams are almost here!

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Updated: April 9th, 2015

We’re putting the finishing touches on the new versions of the LPIC-1, LPIC-304 and Linux Essentials exams. For the first time, we’ll be offering the new and old version of the exams for a period of six months for improved options based on the study materials you’ve been using. Read on to get important new info on new exam names, release dates, and summary of changes.

New Exam Names and Launch Dates

If you’ve ever taken an ...

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LPI to Offer Discounted Exams during FOSDEM 2015 in Brussels

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FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event at the Université libre de Bruxelles that offers open source communities a place to meet, share ideas and collaborate. It is renowned for being highly developer-oriented and with 5000+ visitors from all over the world it is one of the world’s largest community events. LPI will be present at FOSDEM with staff persons and volunteers representing the LPI community. This year’s event is being held at the ULB Campus Solbosch on ...

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What you need to know about the LPIC-1 & 304 Exam Updates

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Coming soon in January 2015 we’re releasing new versions of the LPIC-1 and LPIC-304 exams. To help accommodate candidates in all stages of study, we’re allowing you to take the new exam or the previous version for the first half of 2015.

Here’s what you need to know:

We’ve changed the way we label our exams: You may have seen our LPIC-1 exam listed at Pearson VUE as 117-101. Starting in January, our exam names will now reflect the exam version. So ...

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Ten-year-old Simon Bruder passes LPI Linux Essentials exam

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The story is courtesy of LPI Central Europe.

(Kassel, Germany: November 25th, 2014)  The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world’s premier Linux certification organization, announced that ten-year-old Simon Bruder from Uffenheim passed the LPI Linux Essentials exam. During the event OpenRheinRuhr in Oberhausen, he took the basic LPI Linux test as a kind of sponsorship from the association Teckids e.V. (https://www.teckids.org) In the meantime, Simon received his first LPI exam result, and he passed with 670 of ...

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Former Students at Czech School Give Back by Integrating Linux Education

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This feature story is courtesy of Martin Beránek at the Czech school SSPS (Smíchovská střední průmyslová škola)

SSPS School LogoThe beginning of Linux in Smíchovská střední průmyslová škola goes back a long time. At first we have began to use Linux in very fundamental way. We started to teach on dual boot stations equipped with Debian and Windows. The computer classes were already fully focused on a Windows based environment ...

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