Learning4content workshop – Building capacity for open education together

WikieducatorAs a member of the UNESCO OER Community I have the opportunity to take part to a wiki training session promoted by the Wayne Macintosh of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL).

WikiEducator Learning4Content: 25 February-7 March

The UNESCO OER Community has considered the need to create resources to support local awareness raising activities to extend and build on the interaction in the Community. The set of stories that has been created is one resource. This training session can be used to create additional resources for local awareness raising of OER. Continue reading “Learning4content workshop – Building capacity for open education together”

CC for education

cclearn Yesterday, Creative Commons launched its division devoted to education.

ccLearn is a division of Creative Commons which is dedicated to realizing the full potential of the Internet to support open learning and open educational resources (OER). Our mission is to minimize barriers to sharing and reuse of educational materials — legal barriers, technical barriers, and social barriers.

As a member of the international community started in 2004 by Susan D’Antoni, on behalf of The Virtual University of Unesco, we are working around this topic you can find more about the group and its activity, in this wiki.

Let’s hope that Creative Commons get in their mission to connect all the different OER repositories in the world, but above all let’s work for making possible different educational models.

Thanks to the The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation for supporting this initiative.