The 2nd World Open Educational Resources (OER) Congress “OER for Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education: From Commitment to Action” is organized by UNESCO and the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Slovenia in partnership with the Commonwealth of Learning, Slovenian National Commission for UNESCO, UNESCO Chair in Open Technologies for OER and Open Learning and Creative Commons with generous support of William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.
The objectives of the 2nd World OER Congress:
- To examine solutions to meeting the challenges of mainstreaming OER practices in education systems worldwide;
- To showcase the world´s best practices in OER policies, initiatives and experts and
- To provide recommendations for the mainstreaming of OER with links to best practices.The experts and national delegates from 111 countries adopt by acclamation the 2017 Ljubljana OER Action Plan, which presents 41 recommended actions to mainstream open-licensed resources to help all Member States to build Knowledge Societies and achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goal 4 on “quality and lifelong education.”