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Support the Petition for a Mediterranean Erasmus Generation & the Manifesto for a new Mediterranean of knowledge

Javiera Atenas - January 8, 2018 in communication, developing-world, featured

Dear Open Education Fellows

UNIMED has launched its Petition for a Mediterranean Erasmus Generation. Your support, both as individuals and as institutions, is of crucial importance.

The Petition, which you can read and endorsed here, is aimed at

Open Education Brazil – a view from eMundus

Paul Bacsich - September 25, 2015 in communication, developing-world, featured, guestpost, mooc, oer

Our next post on Open Education from Around the World comes from Brazil. With over 204 million people, Brazil is the 5th most populous country in the world. Its territorial area covers 48% of the total area of South America …

OCR and OER – update

Paul Bacsich - September 25, 2015 in communication, developing-world, guestpost

We welcome this short posting from Subhashish Panigrahi which updates a 2014 posting of his – http://education.okfn.org/indic-language-wikipedias-as-open-educational-resources/

Subhashish Panigrahi (@subhapa) is an educator, author, blogger, Wikimedian, language activist and free knowledge evangelist based in Bengaluru (often called Bangalore), 

MOOCs on MOOCs

Marieke Guy - October 20, 2014 in developing-world, featured, mooc, oer

STAFF_vbalajiWe’ve all heard about MOOCs but are you aware of key concepts, methods and practices in the MOOC paradigm? So how about a MOOC on MOOCs?

Today we have a guest post from Balaji Venkataraman from the Commonwealth of Learning

Tertiary education in Rwanda to go the open way

Marieke Guy - October 5, 2014 in developing-world, featured, languages, oer

Bernard NkuyubwatsiAdvisory Board member Bernard Nkuyubwatsi is following up his previous posts on A Multidimensional Migration for Social Inclusion: A Personal Account and Open Education Rwanda with some exciting news about the open education situation in Rwanda.

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Slides and Videos from Making it Matter

Marieke Guy - May 20, 2014 in data, developing-world, events, featured

Last week the the LinkedUp Project and the Commonwealth of Learning held the Making it Matter workshop (Supporting education in the developing world through open and linked data) in London. The aim was to bring together software developers, educators and …

Advisory Board Member: Rayna Stamboliyska

guest - May 5, 2014 in advisoryboard, developing-world, featured

RaynaThe fourth of the blog posts from our new Open Education Working Group Advisory Board comes from Rayna Stamboliyska.

Rayna Stamboliyska is is currently serving on the board of the Open Knowledge Foundation France and founder of its Open/Citizen Science …

Making it Matter: Supporting education in the developing world through open and linked data

Marieke Guy - April 8, 2014 in data, developing-world, events, featured

The Open Education Working Group would like to invite you to a free one-day workshop entitled Making it Matter: Supporting education in the developing world through open and linked data. The workshop will be jointly hosted by the LinkedUp

Beyond MOOCs: The Future of Learning on the Future Internet

Marieke Guy - March 26, 2014 in developing-world, events, featured

Last week I was able to attend a session at the Future Internet Assembly in Athens on The Future of Learning on the Future Internet. The session, although aimed at future Horizon2020 projects and not solely focussed on open …

A Multidimensional Migration for Social Inclusion: A Personal Account

guest - March 19, 2014 in developing-world, featured, guestpost, inclusion

Bernard NkuyubwatsiThis blog post [written by Bernard Nkuyubwatsi who has posted on Open Education Rwanda] was catalysed by the discussion undertaken by the Open Education Working Group online community under the thread How can Open Education help children in Syria?