For your class project

In addition to the teaching resources available in the resources section, there are a range of software resources available for your classroom


Mapping and Cartography

Data visualization, or cartography for mapping professionals, one of the key advantages of a GIS system. Software in this category ranges from desktop solutions, through to web services, web mapping, and mobile solutions.

Analysis and Processing

Spatial data analysis and processing is an important benefit to working with a GIS. Software in this category includes everything from desktop solutions and web services and the full range from command line tools to databases and cloud processing.

OSGeoLive  – a great resource for running training workshops

OSGeoLive is a self-contained bootable DVD, USB thumb drive or Virtual Machine based on Lubuntu, that allows you to try a wide variety of open source geospatial software without installing anything. It is composed entirely of free software, allowing it to be freely distributed, duplicated and passed around. See all contents at

GIS at School – a great resource for school teachers in STEM

Good resource for school teachers is the book from EDUGIS Academy GIS in school. It is a guidebook for biology, geography and science teachers . (contact Elzbieta Woloszynska-Winiewska)

Examples of Solutions For Sustainable Cities 

The Europa Challenge is a world challenge, guided by Europe’s INSPIRE Directive. We challenge you to bring the world closer together through urban management solutions that YOU build and share with every other city! The Europa Challenge asks the world’s *best and brightest* to develop solutions serving your local community needs that challenge every other city to do the same! And benefit each other with the results. Have a look at student project ideas from competitions from previous years.

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Provides the full list of available  Open source GIS  from web mapping to desktop GIS that you can make use of for your teaching and research.

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