The following is a list of LPI proctors that you can find in your area.LPI Proctors are recognized and appointed by the Linux Professional Institute to oversee the delivery of Paper Based Tests (PBT) during community exam labs. We are looking for more proctors in the different countries where ict@innovation has trainers. To become an LPI proctor or to nominate a proctor, please get in touch with (Evans) ikua at fossfa dot net.
Kenya Evans Ikua, Tel: +254-722-955831, Nairobi, Kenya
Youth Chamber of Commerce & Industry's Technopreneurship CentreJohannesburg
The 2nd LPIC-1 Exam lab will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa on March 5th. This exam lab will be hosted under the ict@innovation project of GIZ and FOSSFA, but will be open to the general public. anyone who is interested in sitting for these exams can contact George Nyambuya, the ict@innovation Africa Coordinator, of Evans Ikua, the FOSS Certification Manager.
The two exams will be at a discounted rate of $95 each, and will be paper based.
ict@innovation's first regional training of trainers course on Linux system administration has taken off in Nairobi. The training which started on Monday, 1st November, brings together about 20 participants from across the East African region, that is Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Ethiopia.
After a very busy week at the Strathmore University in Nairobi, a small group of 7 African Linux experts made probable History by producing the first LPIC training manual done in Africa, by Africans. In the group was a veteran Linux and Unix Engineer and writer from the UK, Dr Chris Brown.
This years Idlelo conference on FOSS and the Digital Commons is taking place from May 17th – May 21st, 2010 in Accra, Ghana. The IDLELO Conference, themed „Development with Ownership“, is a premier international forum on Free and Open Source Software in Africa and is therefore an especially important event for any ICT programme. It presents the opportunity to discuss new issues, tackle complex problems and find advanced enabling solutions able to shape new trends in FOSS and related technologies on the African continent.
This group consists of organizations and institutions that offer FOSS training. This may be training in Linux and Linux certification like LPI, Red hat etc. There are also other FOSS trainings like OpenICDL, PHP, MySQL, Python etc.
If your organization is interested in participating in our project with the intention of offering trainings on open source, then we encourage you to join this group so that you can keep up with the discussions and plans.