The ICDE OER Advocacy Committee, the ICDE Ambassadors for the global advocacy of OER will host a webinar on the forthcoming UNESCO OER recommendations, the 7 June 2019, at 3pm CET.
ICDE Ambassadors for the global advocacy of OER and the UNESCO ICDE OER Chairs will reflect and discuss the recommendations during this webinar hosted by ICDE and the ICDE OER Advocacy Committee. A recent global study on OER from UNESCO, the impacts, achievements, and challenges of OER will also be presented. Webinar participants are invited to a lively dialogue after the presentations are completed.
The recommendations are about to be finalized and were fine-tuned at the UNESCO Policy meeting in Paris 27-28 May 2019. The recommendations will be official and published in November 2019. The recommendations are built on the UNESCO SDG goals, especially SDG4 to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.
In addition, the recommendations are built on the Ljublana Action plan and MInisterial statement, see more below,
Program for the webinar:
Introduction and summary on the forthcoming UNESCO OER recommendations Ebba Ossiannilsson, Chair ICDE OERAC
Svetlana Knyazeva on the recent OER study from UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education
Recent global study on OER from UNESCO; Understanding the impact of OER.
A short round with comments on the forthcoming UNESCO OER recommendations from the ICDE OER Advocacy Committee: James Glapa-Grossklag, Jean-Marc Meunier, Xiangyang Zhang, and Ebba Ossiannilsson.
A short round with comments from ICDE OER Chairs on the forthcoming UNESCO OER recommendations: Rory McGreal, María Soledad Ramírez Montoya, Christian M. Stracke, and Agbu (Jane) Obiageli
Dialogue and questions with the audience
ICDE OER Advocacy Committee
The ICDE OER Advocacy Committee works to increase global recognition of OER; and to provide policy support for the uptake, use, and reuse of OER.
Ebba Ossiannilsson, Professor, Dr. Consultant and VP, Swedish Association of Distance Education (SADE), ICDE OER Advocacy Committee, Chair, ICDE Ambassador for the global advocacy of OER, Sweden
James Glapa-Glossklag, Dean and Treasurer of the Board, College of the Canyons and Open Education Consortium, ICDE OER Advocacy Committee, ICDE Ambassador for the global advocacy of OER, USA
Jean-Marc Meunier, President and VP, FIED and University of Paris VIII Vincennes – St-Denis, ICDE OER Advocacy Committee, ICDE Ambassador for the global advocacy of OER France
Xiangyang Zhang, Open University of Jiangsu, ICDE OER Advocacy Committee, ICDE Ambassador for the global advocacy of OER China
UNESCO ICDE OER Chairs
The ICDE Chairs in Open Educational Resources (OER) is a network that, where possible, works in collaboration with UNESCO and existing UNESCO Chairs in OER.
Dr. Rory McGreal, Athabasca University, Canada, UNESCO-COL Chair in OER
Dr. María Soledad Ramírez Montoya, Tecnológico de Monterrey, ICDE OER Chair, México
Dr. Christian M. Stracke, Open University of Netherlands, ICDE OER Chair, Netherlands
Dr. Jane-Frances Obiageli Agbu, the National Open University of Nigeria, ICDE OER Chair, Nigeria