Messages from the 2023 Awardees

We’ve announced and introduced you to the 2023 OE Awards for Excellence winners, here is a place to hear back from award winners who shared a video message (these videos are also available in each of their award pages).

And also look to hear more from five of the awardees who will be presenting their work in a session at the OE Global 2023 conference, see

Once again, we invite you to reply back with comments, cheers, questions. Okay, let the messages begin!

A message from Patrina Law @PatrinaLaw recognized with a 2023 Individual Award for Leadership

Let’s hear now from Maha Bali @mahabali recognized with a 2023 Individual Award in the Educator category:

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We invite you next to listen to the words of Yasser Tamer, who won a 2023 Award for Excellence in the Student category.

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Our next message is from Nikki Anderson @nikkiandersen sharing her response to receiving an OE Award for Excellence Special Award in the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion category for the University of Southern Queensland’s Enhancing Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility (IDEA) in Open Educational Resources (OER)

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Watch now the excitement as Jennryn Wetzler @Jennryn the winner of a 2023 Individual Award in the Catalyst category, unboxes her OE Awards Trophy (sent to all individual award winners) and shares her ongoing efforts in catalyzing the Creative Commons Certificates and other open education initiatives.

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The team behind the the National Teaching Repository (NTR), a 2023 Award Winner in the Open Collaboration category, will not be at the conference, but several will be watching the live stream.

They sent a link to a new video sharing more information about the NTR:

Introducing the National Teaching Repositiry (NTR), with cartoon figure shouting "Shout about your SOTL"

Add to this list the series of OE Global Voices podcast episodes with OE award winners (more shows coming soon)