The UNESCO Chairs in OER together with Open Education Consortium and Creative Commons have been presenting their work at the 2nd World Open Educational Resources (OER) Congress. The congress was organized by UNESCO and the Slovenian Ministry of Education, Science and Sport in close collaboration with the Commonwealth of Learning, Creative Commons, the Slovenian National Commission for UNESCO and the UNESCO […]
University of Nova Gorica and UNESCO Chair on Open Technologies for OER and Open Learning are launching a new, free and exciting international OPEN EDUCATION FOR A BETTER WORLD mentoring programme. The first round will take place from January to July 2018. Candidates with concrete ideas for open e-learning courses aligned with SDG goals are […]
The Call has been launched for nominations for the 2017 edition of the UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize, and the theme for this edition of the Prize is the use of ICTs to increase access to quality education. ICTs have the potential to accelerate the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 4, which aims […]
The UNESCO Chair in OER had a meeting with the German UNESCO National Commission on contributions to the official programme of the 2nd World OER Congress as well as the organisation of the Congress and especially running a parallel OER BarCamp.
The UNESCO OER Chair together with the Government of Slovenia and the Slovenian UNESCO National Commission was present at the Asia Regional Consultation on Open Educational Resources (OER) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 1 and 2 December 2016. This is the first in the series of six in the lead up to 2nd World OER Congress. THe […]
The UNESCO Chair on Open Technologies for Open Educational Resources and Open Learning (OER), was invited at UNESCO headquarter on 26 October 2016 at 10 am to make a presentation on “OER Techniques”. The presentation was aimed at UNESCO ED and CI colleagues working in or interested in this field. The presentation to be threefold: Presenting […]
Professor Asha Kanwar, President and CEO of COL , invited our Chair to the first meeting of the Task Team for the Regional Consultations/2nd World OER Congress 2017, during 9‐11, and the Steering Committee on 11th and 12th August 2016 at COL in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. The purpose of the meeting of the Task […]
The Chair was present at the launch of a new UNESCO-COL publication, entitled “Making Sense of MOOCs: A Guide to Policy Makers in Developing Countries”. The event was co-chaired by COL’s President and CEO, Professor Asha Kanwar and UNESCO’s Assistant Director-General for Education, Dr Qian Tang at The Organization’s Headquarters in Paris. The audience consisted of […]
The UNESCO Chair on Open Technologies for Open Educational Resources and Open Learning had a successful presentation at the Annual Informal Meeting of the European Network of National Commissions for UNESCO on 24th until 26th February 2016 in Krakow, Poland. The Chairs team presented in the session “New challenges for education in Europe concerning the 2030 Agenda […]
On Thursday, 4 February the Chair held a planning meeting consultation at UNESCO Headquarters. The challenge was to create a preliminary meeting examination of the Draft OER Recommendation Concept note and plan for the Experts Meeting dedicated to examining the Concept Note in March 2016.