Founding Director of the OER Foundation. We're open sourcing education.
Nurturing sustainable futures
There is no form of educational delivery more cost-effective, scalable and sustainable than open education
Let's begin ...
Open Educational Resources (OERs) are teaching, learning and research materials in any medium – digital or otherwise – that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that permits no-cost access, use, adaptation and redistribution by others with no or limited restrictions.
Education | Public good
UNESCO Recommendation on OER
Build capacity to find, re-use, create and share OER
Develop supportive policy
Ensure inclusive and equitable access to quality OER
Nurture the creation of sustainability models for OER
Facilitate international co-operation
GOVT MONITORING - (Normative instrument)
Strategies to monitor educational effectiveness and long-term financial efficiency
History is important
Clock by Free-Photos (Pixabay License)
A world leader in open licensing
17 August 2007
1st NZ institutional signatory
OERF comes to Dunedin
17 Sept 2009
We're celebrating ...
10 years of sustainable education
OERu: Our flagship project
Unsatisfied demand for HE
100 Million additional places by 2025
BIG vision for a small charity
But what if ...
Institutions assembled only 2 courses from OER
Agreed to provide assessment services for formal credit?
Small and big by Jimmy Flink licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Alike 2.0 Generic
OERu - Flagship initiative
International social innovation partnership
Global sharing - Affordable learning
Role of the project manager
Initiating a project
Planning a project
Executing and closing a project
Introduction to project management
If you don't have a seat at the table, you're probably on the menu
Higher level support?
"On the part of rich countries there is excessive zeal for protecting knowledge through unduly rigid assertion of the right to intellectual property ..."
Pope Benedect XVI
Combined with the UNESCO Recommendation ....
we now have God and Governments on OER side :-)
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A better world through open education
By Wayne Mackintosh