This year, the Open Education Global 2021 Conference will be entirely focused around the UNESCO OER Recommendation.
This important focus aims to engage the global open education community around the five action areas of the UNESCO OER Recommendation. These action areas are:
- Capacity Building,
- Sustainability, and
- International Cooperation.
Due to the extraordinary times we currently live in, Open Education Global 2021 will take place over two separate but linked events: the online conference and the in-person congress.
Proposals in six languages
With the focus of the Open Education Global 2021 on the UNESCO OER Recommendation, the call will accept proposals in all six of the UNESCO official languages. There are two separate submission processes, one for Webinar Presentations and Interactive Activities, and a second for proposals of Social Activities.
The Call for Proposals to the Online Conference is now open. Submit your proposal at this link: http://bit.ly/oeglobal21.
In-person congress in Nantes
The In-person Congress (5-7 October) will happen over three days at the Université de Nantes in Nantes, France. The congress will specifically consist of specialized and thematic sessions, learning labs and more. All activities are aimed towards providing various agreed starting points from which practical recommendations will be proposed and adopted. Rapporteurs will send out reports on outputs from the online conference which will serve as inputs to the Congress.
The Université de Nantes is located in a beautiful natural environment situated in the heart of Nantes. Situated as the Loire River enters the Brittany Coast, Nantes is the sixth largest city in France and is a 2-hours from Paris. Nantes is renowned for its vitality, culture, economic development and quality of life. The Université de Nantes has two campuses in Saint-Nazaire and La-Roche-sur-Yon.
I look forward to seeing you all online and hopefully also in person in Nantes!