Global sharing. Affordable Learning

OER for sustainable NZIST futures

Towards a collaborative and cohesive vocational education system

Wayne Mackintosh

UNESCO / ICDE Chair in OER

Web: https://oer.nz/nzist

Nurturing sustainable futures

There is no form of educational delivery more cost-effective, scalable and sustainable than open education

Let's begin ...

Yellow ballon by harxtec dedicated to the public domain under Creative Commons CC0

Defining OER

 

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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.

UNESCO

Education | Public good

UNESCO Chair in OER

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Facilitate mainstream adoption of OER in post-secondary education on a global scale

Support institutions to better achieve their strategic goals using OER

Objective of the job

Job responsibilities

OERu - Flagship initiative

 

International social innovation partnership

Challenges bring opportunities

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Affordability of course materials

 

87% of presidents strongly agree/ agree that textbooks and course materials cost too much

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81% of learners report that lack of access to textbooks has had a negative effect on their academic performance

 

Inside Higher Ed

COEP National Survey

 

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

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Open technology

 

Open windows by PrestPhoto dedicated to the Public Domain under Creative Commons CC0

Learning complex skills

 

Can you learn to ride a bike by reading a book?

OERu's open source NGDLE

Sustainable education

 

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Strategic tensions

Non-sustainable

Sustainable

Independent

Collaborative

Open collaboration

 

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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OER for sustainable NZIST futures

By Wayne Mackintosh

OER for sustainable NZIST futures

Towards a cohesive and collaborative vocational education system of international stature.

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