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“The night of the living MOOCs”: a feasible and high-impact proposal

Annalisa Manca - March 21, 2018 in guestpost, MOOCs, oer, open educational resources

By Fabio Nascimbeni, assistant professor in the International University of La Rioja and member of the Open Education Working Group Advisory Board. The current  #fixcopyright campaign that aims to modify the upcoming European Copyright Reform by instilling more …

Illuminating the global OER community with data

Javiera Atenas - January 29, 2018 in communication, Data, Featured, guestpost, oer, world

This is the first post of a serie of notes shared by the members of the Open Education Working Group Advisory Board. In this post, Jan Neumann (@trugwaldsaenger ‏) shares the latest news of the OER World Map project

Cape Town Open Education Declaration 10th anniversary

Annalisa Manca - January 24, 2018 in #CPT10, copyright, oer

This week, Monday January 22nd, the Open Education community celebrated an important anniversary: 10 years since the publication of the Cape Town Open Education Declaration, a global call to action that has helped inspire thousands of open education advocates …

Educators ask for a better copyright

Javiera Atenas - January 16, 2018 in communication, copyright, Featured, oer

Today we, the OEWG, publish a joint letter initiated by Communia Association for the Public Domain that urgently requests to improve the education exception in the proposal for a Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (DSM Directive). The

OpenEdu Policies reports – JRC Research Centre

Javiera Atenas - January 15, 2018 in communication, Featured, oer, Open Policies

By Paul Bacsich   Co-coordinator and policy lead  of the Open Education Working Group — Hot off the press: OpenEdu Policies reports . These reports are the final outcome of one and a half intense years of research into open education …

OpenCon Santiago 2017: No more streaks in the water

Javiera Atenas - January 4, 2018 in #opencon, Data, Events, Featured, guestpost, oer, Open Data, Open Science, open-education, world

Guest post by Ricardo Hartley @ametodico and Carolina Gainza @cgainza

When organizing any event, questions always arise; Will enough people come? Do those who have positions to make the changes come? Will come those who should have interest …

Open Education in Palestine: A tool for liberation

Javiera Atenas - October 18, 2017 in Featured, oer, world

This year, and thanks our OpenMed friends, we had the opportunity to travel to Palestine, to the West Bank to visit partners for the Palestine OER strategy Forum. Due to its political history, this trip has let us thinking …

Open in a Nutshell: Monkey Nuts of Openness

Annalisa Manca - April 19, 2017 in guestpost, oer

Post written by Christian Friedrich & Kate Green


Peanuts, by Anna – CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

After a couple of days at OER17 conference in London (if you haven’t yet, check out the recordings and documentation), we (Christian and …

Webinar on Open Education and Open Science: a summary

Annalisa Manca - April 18, 2017 in communication, Events, oer, Open Science

This is a summary of a recent Webinar in which Guido Scherp, the Coordinator of “Leibniz Research Alliance Science 2.0” (LRA) and Lorna Campbell, one of our Advisory Board members and expert in open education, answered

Open Science Conference 2017: a Webinar with Guido Scherp

Annalisa Manca - April 6, 2017 in communication, Events, Featured, oer, Open Science

What do Open Science and Open Education have in common? Why is it important to speak about Open Education and Open Science? What do us Open Educators need to learn from Open Scientists and vice versa? Do we need to