Designing the new OER Policy Registry

As previously announced Creative Commons and the OER World Map project are currently working on the relaunch of the OER Policy Registry. An initial version, which already includes the data of the former registry, is already available. The redesign of the registry was intensively discussed by a group of dedicated OER Policy specialists at the … Continue reading Designing the new OER Policy Registry

Third Team Meeting 2018 in Cologne

Our third team meeting for 2018 from the 27th to the 28th September again took place at Cologne at the North Rhine-Westphalian Library Centre (hbz), where four people of the OER World Map team are working. Rob Farrow from the Open University in Milton Keynes, UK, and our four colleagues from Berlin joined us. The … Continue reading Third Team Meeting 2018 in Cologne

My organisation / my project has shown up on the OER World Map. What do I have to do about this?

Globe held by hand

On the OER World Map the OER community is collecting information on the growing number of actors and activities in the field of open education worldwide and maybe somebody has added your OER project or your organisation. To be able to edit the entry and to add further information you simply have to register yourself! … Continue reading My organisation / my project has shown up on the OER World Map. What do I have to do about this?

Wie sieht eine ideale Projektdokumentation der OERinfo-Projekte auf der OER World Map aus?

(Because this article addresses directly to the members of the German OERinfo program it is written in German.) Alle OERinfo-Projekte sind auf der OER World Map eingetragen und wichtige Informationen sind bereits vorhanden, vielen Dank für Ihre Mitarbeit! Wir sehen die Dokumentation der OERinfo-Projekte hier auf der OER World Map als Pilotprojekt für die Dokumentation … Continue reading Wie sieht eine ideale Projektdokumentation der OERinfo-Projekte auf der OER World Map aus?

Was sind die Lessons Learned der Projekte des OERinfo-Förderprogramms?

Team spirit, CC0

(Because this article addresses directly to the members of the German OERinfo program it is written in German.) Die ersten Projekte, die unter Förderrichtlinie OERinfo gefördert werden, laufen zum 30. April 2018 aus. Nicht mehr lange hin also! Zeit, sich daran zu machen, die Ergebnisse von 18 Monaten intensiven Arbeitens, Forschens und Lehrens auch über … Continue reading Was sind die Lessons Learned der Projekte des OERinfo-Förderprogramms?

Printing the OER World Map: “OER Atlas 2017”

OER Atlas 2017

Today at the OERde 17 Festival we publish the second edition of the “OER Atlas”. The “OER Atlas 2017” is a printed book with 152 pages, which documents OER activities from Germany, Austria and Switzerland: more than 100 services and nearly 50 projects. The OERde 17 Festival is a major German OER event which takes … Continue reading Printing the OER World Map: “OER Atlas 2017”

Open Education Sweden by Ebba Ossiannilsson

Stockholm, Sweden by JarkkoManty via pixabay.com

Sweden has a longstanding tradition of high quality education and it has dedicated great efforts into opening up their educational models and materials. Here you will find an overview on education in Sweden, the historical and political background, and a summary of Open Education Initiatives in Sweden. This country report for Sweden was written by … Continue reading Open Education Sweden by Ebba Ossiannilsson