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OER Festival in Berlin – How An Open Event Inspires Open Educational Activities in Germany

guestauthor - March 17, 2016 in events, featured, guestpost, oer

ber1Last week the OER community celebrated its first OER Festival in Berlin which consisted of an OER Camp and an OER conference/forum (here is the German website). After the successful OER13 and OER14 conferences in Germany, the goal was …

A Scuola di OpenCoesione: Using Open Data in schools for the development of civic awareness

guestauthor - March 15, 2016 in data, featured, guestpost, mooc, OEP, oer, Open Educational Resources

A Scuola di OpenCoesione ( ASOC), from Italian, translates as Open Cohesion School. It can be understood as an educational challenge and a MOOC (Massive Online Open Course) designed for students in Italian secondary schools. ASOC was launched in …

Romanian National Open Education Conference

guest - March 17, 2015 in communication, featured

Adelin Dumitru has written a post for us about the second Romanian National Open Education Conference held in Bucharest as part of Open Education Week. The event was organised by the Open Society Foundation and Coalition RED Romania. Adelin works …

Open Education South Korea

guest - March 13, 2015 in featured, world

34d8ddcIn our final Open Education Week #openeducationwk post we have an introduction to Open Education in South Korea from 신하영(Stella HaYoung Shin).

Stella is a Ph.D candidate of Educational Policy and Administration at Sookmyung Women’s University in Yongsan-gu, …

OER in Adult Education

guest - March 12, 2015 in adulteducation, featured

Our next post for Open Education Week is from Sara Frank Bristow on the ADOERUP work to produce a “Note” (short briefing report) to the European Parliament Culture and Education Committee on the use and potential of Open Educational Resources …

Open Education Russia 2

guest - March 11, 2015 in featured, world

In the second of our Open Education Russia blog posts and the third of our #openeducationwk posts Anna Sakoyan and Irina Radchenko look at how they have been experimenting with data expeditions. The first post gave an overview of Open

Teaching children about Creative Commons Licenses to re-use images

guest - March 10, 2015 in featured, oer, schools

Time for our second Open Education Week post! At the recent OER Schools Conference in Leicester it was great to meet teachers who are working at the coalface – sharing their lesson plans and resources under Creative Commons licenses.


The 21st Century’s Raw Material: Using Open Data as Open Educational Resources

Javiera Atenas - March 9, 2015 in communication, data, featured


In the first of our posts for Open Education Week #openeducationwk Javiera Atenas and Leo Havemann introduce the idea of using open data as a form of OER.

In the words of the Rt Hon. Francis Maude in the …

Open Education Week 2015

Marieke Guy - March 2, 2015 in communication, featured

Next week is Open Education Week, a celebration of the global Open Education Movement. Its purpose is to raise awareness about the movement and its impact on teaching and learning worldwide. Participation in all events and use of all …