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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 2012.

The Congress will follow the theme »OER for Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education: From Commitment to Action«, reflecting a strong focus on the role of OER in achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4.

The objectives of the 2nd World OER Congress will be:

  1. Examine solutions to meeting the challenges of mainstreaming OER practices in education systems worldwide;
  2. Showcase the world´s best practices in OER policies, initiatives and experts and
  3. Provide recommendations for the mainstreaming of OER with links to best practices.

Please follow this website for more information and visit frequently for regular updates about the event.

Organized by UNESCO and the Slovenian Ministry of Education, Science and Sport in close collaboration with the Commonwealth of Learning, Creative Commons, the Slovenian National Commission for UNESCO and the UNESCO Chair on Open Technologies for OER and Open Learning (Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia) with the generous support of The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation


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The Asia Regional Consultation on Open Educational Resources (RCOER) was organised by COL and held on 1–2 December 2016 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in partnership with Asia eUniversity, Kuala Lumpur. The theme of the regional consultation was “OER for Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education: From Commitment to Action.” Annex 1 of this report contains the programme schedule.

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