Open Educational Resources


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German OER Practices and Policy – from Bottom-up to Top-down Initiatives

UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (UNESCO IITE) published the book on Open Educational Resources in Germany within its project on Open Educational Resources (OER) in non-English-speaking countries. The authors of the repor...
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Future for Higher Education and ICT: Changes Due to the Use of Open Content

The publication summarizes the results of the project “Access, Equity and Quality: Envisioning the Future of Higher Education in a Digital Age” implemented by the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education in 2014-2016....
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Сurrent state of advancement of OER in Kenya

The new publication released within the UNESCO IITE project on OER in non-English-speaking countries was intended to shed light on the current state of advancement of OER in Kenya. It provides a brief outline of Kenya’s national policies and...
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Open Educational Resources in Your Own Language, in Your Way

A policy brief “Open Educational Resources in Your Own Language, in Your Way” produced by the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE)  in the framework of the project supported by the European Commission ...
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Technologies in Higher Education: Mapping the Terrain

Over a period of four years from 2010 to 2014, the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education has commissioned from international experts a series of policy briefs that — taken together — provide a comprehensive map of ...
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How Openness Impacts on Higher Education

As societies move towards increasing openness, higher education is also showing increasing interest in and commitment to releasing information and knowledge. This paper describes some of the common ways in which the term open is used and discussed...
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French version of the publication “OER in France” has been released

A new publication "Open Educational Resources in France: Overview, Perspectives and Recommendations" (authored by SophieTouzé, researcher of the University of Lyon) was released in the framework of the UNESCO IITE Project "Op...
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Open Educational Resources in France: Overview, Perspectives and Recommendations

A new publication "Open Educational Resources in France: Overview, Perspectives and Recommendations" (authored by SophieTouzé, researcher of the University of Lyon) was released in English and in French in the framework of the UNE...
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Guidelines for Open Educational Resources (OER) in Higher Education

Open educational resources (OER) are materials used to support education that may be freely accessed, reused, modified and shared. These Guidelines outline key issues and make suggestions for integrating OER into higher education. Their purpose is...
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Open Educational Resources in Poland: Challenges and Opportunities

A new country report on Open Educational Resources in Poland has been published by UNESCO IITE. The authors Kamil Sliwowski and Karolina Grodecka describe the national educational policy and the structure of the recently reformed educational syste...
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