open education working group

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.

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From our Blog

Minutes from 5th Working Group Call

There were some really juicy topics discussed at the 5th Working Group Call held yesterday! Unfortunately we had some issues with the video and the sound quality of the later part of the video isn’t very good. If anyone has any Audacity skills and would be willing to improve the audio it would be much […]

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Open Education Philippines

It seems Open Education in Asia posts are like buses…you wait ages for one and then two come at once! After our Eastern Asian post from Japan we’re very pleased to be publishing a post from South East Asia: the Republic of the Philippines. Mary Rose Erika Barja is currently taking her Master of Science […]

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ICORE Management and Communication Board

I have recently agreed to become a member of the ICORE Management and Communication Board, so it felt pertinent to explain a little more about the ICORE mission here on the Working Group blog. What is ICORE? Efforts towards opening up education through innovations like online cooperation, MOOCs and technology-enhanced learning have achieved broad awareness […]

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Fifth Open Education Working Group Call

A new date for your diaries – our fifth Open Education Working Group Call: Monday 29th September 3pm – 4pm BST / 4pm – 5pm CEST. Call links Google Hangout link: For participating in the call Google Hangout on Air link: For watching Once again we are planning to have guest speakers, and our topic […]

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