Supporting higher education institutions across Africain the development and use of Open Educational Resources (OER) to enhance teaching and learning.
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OER Africa is a ground-breaking initiative established by the South African Institute for Distance Education (Saide). We play a leading role in supporting higher education institutions across Africa in the development and use of Open Educational Resources (OER) to enhance teaching and learning. Read morePlease note that we are currently migrating the site to a new hosting solution which may result in the resources being temporarily unavailable.
In preparation for the 2nd World Congress on Open Educational Resources in September 2017, regional consultations are taking place. The African Regional Consultation is taking place in Port Louis in March. Attached is a letter from the Slovenian Minister of Education, Science and Sport to join the Congress.[Read More]
Open Education Week is a global event that seeks to raise awareness of free and open sharing in education and the benefits they bring to teachers and learners. Coordinated by the Open Education Consortium, the event showcases projects, resources, and ideas from around the world that demonstrate open education in practice. The open education movement seeks to reduce barriers, increase access and drive improvements in education through open sharing and digital formats.[Read More]
Amanda Coolidge, Senior Manager , Open Education at BC Campus, and Daniel De Marte, Chief Academic Officer at Tidewater Community College have released an interactive toolkit to support institutions develop open policies. The toolkit is licensed CC BY and institutions are free to reuse it, remix it, revise it, and/or redistribute it.