New UNESCO Chair established in Slovenia

 

A UNESCO Chair in Open Technologies for Open Educational Resources and Open Learning has been established at the Jožef Stefan Institute in Ljublijana, Slovenia.

The Chair will serve to promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation on online learning for Open Educational Resources (OER) and open learning.

It will facilitate collaboration between high-level, internationally-recognized researchers and teaching staff of the Institute and other institutions around the world.

On 30 September, UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, and the Director of the Jožef Stefan Institute, Professor Jadran Lenarčič, signed an agreement establishing a UNESCO Chair on Open Technologies for Open Educational Resources and Open Learning at the Institute in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

The signing ceremony took place at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, in the presence of the Chairholder, Dr Mitja Jermol and the Permanent Delegate of the Republic of Slovenia to UNESCO, H. E. Ms Veronika Stabej.