Implementing the Paris OER Declaration: launch of project

 

Bahrain, Indonesia, Kenya, and Oman are working with UNESCO to implement the Paris OER Declaration. The first meeting of a project to achieve this aim was held recently at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.

After the adoption of the Paris OER Declaration in 2012, adopted at the 2012 World OER Congress, organized by the UNESCO Communication and Information Sector,  UNESCO proposed to work with all relevant stakeholders to design and implement a series of global activities based on all the 10 points of the Declaration. This project, with the financial support of the Hewlett Foundation, aims to assist Member States in:The Inception Meeting of the "Implementing the Paris OER Declaration" project took place on 26 and 27 March, 2013 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, and brought together representatives of Bahrain, Indonesia, Kenya, and Oman, OER experts, and UNESCO Specialists to discuss the modalities of the project and agree on the schedule of activities.

  • Developing national-level OER Policies, and

  • Implementing the UNESCO ICT Competency Framework for Teachers (ICT CFT) by harnessing Open Educational Resources (OER).

Source: UNESCO

What is the Paris OER Declaration?