After a great tour around South-Afrika, I attended the Open Education Global Conference 2017 in Cape Town. Off course, I have to be there as board member of the Open Education Consortium, but I really enjoy this conference. I attend many open education conferences and this is by far the most global open education conference. More than 200 participants from 47 countries. In this blog some observations from me.
At the Open Education Global conference I organised an Action Lab on MOOCs. The session is focused on answer the questions of the audience. This time the audience consisted of a newby, a couple of instructional designers, a couple of researchers and…
The Open Education Leadership Award of Excellence is presented to an individual who has shown strong leadership in the field of Open Education. This year the award goes to Jet Bussemaker and Bakary Diallo.
The Open Education Consortium is a global network of educational institutions, individuals and organizations that support an approach to education based on openness. We are looking for board members
The annual conference of the Open Education Consortium (OEC) is next year in Cape Town 8 - 10 March. There is a special reason to have Cape Town as the venue in 2017 conference, since it marks the 10 year anniversary of the Cape Town Open Education Declaration. That is not the only milestone we will celebrate in 2017: 15 year anniversary of the term “Open Educational Resources” and the 5 year anniversary of the Paris OER Declaration.