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Thursday, November 28 • 14:15 - 15:20
Guidelines on the Development of Open Educational Resources (OER) Policies: A Manual for Policymakers

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Session Table Name: TORINO

In close collaboration with UNESCO and Commonwealth of Learning (COL) we have produced a manual for policymakers to develop guidelines on the development of policies for OERs.See guidelines here: https://unesdoc.unesco.org/ark:/48223/pf0000371129

We will carry out an Action Lab to showcase how the guidelines and particularly the questions at the end of each of the chapters can be used to help formulate a fully-fledged policy. Dominic will briefly present the Guidelines and then Ben and Dominic will help moderate group work, which will occur here on the Etherpad. 

Way of working: 
  1. 10 mins - Presentation by Dominic on the Guidelines
  2. Participants will divide themselves into groups of no more than 4 persons, give themselves a team name and log-in to Etherpad. 
  3. 20 mins - Each group will try to answer the 3 questions from the end of Chapter 2 of the Guidelines
  4. 20 mins - Each group will try to answer the 4 questions from the end of Chapter 3 of the Guidelines
  5. 10 mins - Wrap-up: each team will briefly present their outcomes

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Ben Janssen

Director, OpenEd Consult
Besides my research work for the UNESCO Chair on OER at Fontys University of Applied Science in Eindhoven (NL) (UNESCO-Chair-OER.htm), I am the founder and director of OpenEd Consult, a not-for profit research and consultancy firm in the field of open education (http://www.openedconsult.nl/en)Prior... Read More →
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Dominic Orr

Research Lead, University of Nova Gorica / Kiron Open Higher Education
Dr. Dominic Orr has dual citizenship in Britain and Germany. He has a doctorate in comparative education from the Technical University of Dresden and was recently appointed Adjunct Professor for Management in Education at the University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia.Dominic currentl... Read More →

Thursday November 28, 2019 14:15 - 15:20 CET
BL27 first floor north corridor - Action Lab