Happy Open Education Week! We hope you are managing to take part in some of the great events that are taking place! Looking forward the Open Education Working Group will be represented at the forthcoming Helsinki Learning Festival – Oppi. The very first Oppi Festival takes place in Helsinki on the 11th and 12th April […]
Open Education Working Group
Open Education is often associated with the popular concept of Open Educational Resources (OER) – freely accessible, openly licensed resources that are used for teaching, learning, educational, assessment and research purposes. But Open Education is much more than just OER and involves aspects like opening up relevant educational data and changing both institutional and wider culture.
The Open Education Working Group has been established to bring together people and groups interested in open education. Its goal is to initiate global cross-sector and cross-domain activity that encompasses the various facets of open education.
We want to get people talking and projects started!
If you would like to be involved in future activities or hear about our plans we welcome you to join our mailing list today.
The group works under the following charter.
From our Blog
OKFest, the Open Knowledge Festival, will take place in Berlin, July 15th – 17th. The Open Knowledge Festival gathers open movement makers, thinkers, activists and researchers to enable them to work together to tackle local and global challenges, understand our world, expose inefficiency, challenge inequality and hold governments and companies to account. The OKFest team […]
One important aspect of the Open Education Working Group that we are keen to promote is that we are a global group. We have members from all over the world, something highlighted through our Around the World blog series. If we are a global group then we need to acknowledge that not everyone speaks English. […]
We now have a date for our second Open Education Working Group Call: Thursday, 13th March 1:30-2:30pm, GMT. The Call is being held in Open Education Week as an official event. We will release the event url nearer the time. If you are interested in being involved leave your details on the Google form (also […]