Posts tagged OER
OER from one of the virtual thematic universities in France

OER from one of the virtual thematic universities in France

The 8 virtual thematic universities in France, (Universités Numériques Thématiques, UNT), supported by the French government, have built up an extensive collection of Open Educational Resources (OER). Through more than 10 years, about 33,000 quality assured open licensed educational resources, have been developed and are now made available by an open search engine. 

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NewsRita ChanOER
OER Going ?Mainstream? Highlights from Panel Discussion at the ICDE World Conference in Toronto

OER Going Mainstream? Highlights from Panel Discussion at the ICDE World Conference in Toronto

At the ICDE World Conference in Toronto, a panel discussion on the mainstreaming of OER was facilitated by the ICDE Secretary General and Sophie Touzé, President of Open Education Consortium (OEC).

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Panel presentation from ICDE at the 2nd OER World Congress in Slovenia

Panel presentation from ICDE at the 2nd OER World Congress in Slovenia

On 19 September, ICDE was invited to take part in a panel plenary session, discussing the role of Teachers, Students and Institutions on OER. The scope for the discussion was to give recommendations for actions to mainstream OER in education systems worldwide from the perspective of the key stakeholder groups in education.

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NewsRita ChanOER
Ljubljana OER Action Plan 2017 adopted to support quality open-licensed educational resources to build knowledge societies and achieve SDG 4

Ljubljana OER Action Plan 2017 adopted to support quality open-licensed educational resources to build knowledge societies and achieve SDG 4

The second World Open Educational Resources (OER) Congress closed today as experts and national delegates from 111 countries adopted by acclamation the 2017 Ljubljana OER Action Plan.

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NewsRita ChanOER, SDGs
2nd World Open Educational Resources (OER) Congress: OER for Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education: From Commitment to Action

2nd World Open Educational Resources (OER) Congress: OER for Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education: From Commitment to Action

The 2nd World Open Educational Resources (OER) Congress is scheduled to be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on 18–20 September 2017, co-organized by UNESCO and the Government of Slovenia. This event will mark five years since the World OER Congress was held in Paris in June 2012.

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NewsRita ChanOER
UNESCO/ICDE Chair in OER presents the project "The MIND of the Universe: An entry into the world of Open"

UNESCO/ICDE Chair in OER presents the project "The MIND of the Universe: An entry into the world of Open"

Fred Mulder, Emeritus UNESCO/ICDE Chair in OER and former rector of ICDE member the Open University in the Netherlands (2000 – 2010) presented the  "The Mind of the Universe" project to the EU community on April 22.

The Mind of the Universe" project (shortly "The MIND") is a television and internet based project that wants to be seen as a significant and unique initiative with the purpose to: 

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Call for participation to new Policy Committee for Global Advocacy of OER

Call for participation to new Policy Committee for Global Advocacy of OER

ICDE invites members to sign up to indicate their interest for joining a new committee for the global advocacy of OER. The committee will be led by Paul Bardack, the Chair Emeritus of the United States Distance Learning Association. The Committee will work to be an advocate for OER, to increase global recognition of OER and to provide policy support for the use and reuse of OER.

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Open Educational Resources (OER) and ICDE

Open Educational Resources (OER) and ICDE

Info note in relation to the LangOER Conference on Open Education: Promoting diversity for European Languages, 26-27 September 2016.

International Council for Open and Distance Education, ICDE, is a partner in the European Union funded project LangOER. In that project ICDE has the role of developing policies and also in knowledge-sharing connecting Europe and Global and vice versa. Now LangOER organises its final conference in Brussels, and this note briefly inform you on ICDE and OER.

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NewsRita ChanOER, ICDE OER
LangOER Webinar: Open Education: Promoting Diversity for European Languages – Consultation on policy recommendations

LangOER Webinar: Open Education: Promoting Diversity for European Languages – Consultation on policy recommendations

ICDE Secretary General will be presenting on the 2 November, 2016 as part of the final stage of the LangOER project.  The webinar will follow on from discussions at the LangOER conference and will offer the opportunity to finalise draft recommendations that are aimed at supporting the enhancement of teaching and learning of less used languages through the development and use of Open Educational Resources.

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NewsRita ChanOER
ICDE Chairs in Open Educational Resources – call for proposals      

ICDE Chairs in Open Educational Resources – call for proposals

International Council for Open and distance Education, ICDE, is considering the extension of the network of ICDE Chairs in Open Educational Resources (OER). The network, where possible, works in collaboration with UNESCO and existing UNESCO Chairs in OER.

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