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European Commission Patronage Granted to World OER Congress

June 16, 2017

The 2nd World Open Educational Resources (OER) Congress has become a catalyst for global change in OER. We now celebrate that impact together with the European Commission, who have just honored us with their patronage. The Congress continues to strengthen the priority of “Open and innovative education and training, including by fully embracing the digital era”, one out of the 6 new priorities for Education 2020 in Europe, reinforcing the efforts of the European Commission’s Strategic framework – Education & Training 2020. The agenda is geared toward a new, more inclusive vision of education and training up to 2020.

Successful finish of Latin America and Caribbean regional consultation

April 23, 2017

The Latin America and Caribbean OER Regional Consultation was held on 3-4 April, 2017
at the Golden Tulip Paulista Plaza in São Paulo, Brazil .

European Commission at World OER Congress

The Government of Slovenia and OpeningupSlovenia had a meeting with Tibor Navracsics’s team, the European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, discussing the role of the EC at the 2nd World OER Congress.

First results from Regional Consultations on OER

April 19, 2017

During the regional consultations, the participants were engaged in group discussions and presented their recommendations. While the process is still in progress, some of the key recommendations emerging out of the four regional consultations are outlined in this news item.

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Interviews series from Asian Regional Consultation

April 1, 2017

Check the opinions and thoughts on OER from the attendees of the Asian Regional Consultation at Videolectures.Net. More interviews and videos coming soon!

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