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OER Initiatives in Africa
Find a list of all OER Initiatives in Africa in these areas amongst others, OER Adaptation, OER Reuse, OER Repository/Portal, Professional Development, and Research.
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Where do you find OER? There is not a one-stop shop for OERs, no single repository where they are stored.
What's Happening in OER in Africa
This section will provide latest updates to news and events relating to OER in African higher education and will include notices to new policies, research, events/conferences.
  • Harnessing Open Educational Resources to the Challenges of Teacher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa

    This paper describes how the Teacher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa (TESSA) consortium is working within institutional and national policy systems to support school-based teacher professional development.

  • Moving forward with TESSA: what is the potential for MOOCs?

    The Open University developed a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) to support teacher educator professional development. The purpose of this paper is to present the TESSA strategy for 2016-2019 and to draw on data from the TESS-India. In 3rd International Conference of the African Virtual University, 6?8 July 2016. Nairobi, Kenya.

  • South Africa at a glance: SACMEQ at a glance series.

    The Southern and Eastern African Consortium for Monitoring Educational Quality (SACMEQ) is a consortium of education ministries, policy-makers and researchers who, in conjunction with UNESCO?s International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP), aims to improve the research capacity and technical skills of educational planners (Ross et al., 2005).

  • An OER Protocol: Guidelines for Publishing Teacher Education OER.

    DHET has put in place a European Union funded Strengthening Foundation Phase Teacher Education Programme. In terms of the contract with the institutions participating in the programme , all materials produced will be released as Open Educational Resources (OER). The purpose of the Protocol is to guide the Department in managing the publication of these materials as OER on their Teaching...