This online conference offers presentations and activities from around the world showing the connection of open education to the UNESCO OER Recommendation.
As a global event, the Online Conference is designed for a multilingual and multicultural audience. The call for proposals encourages sessions to be written and delivered in any of the six official languages of United Nations – Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian or Spanish.
The online conference is structured around the five action areas of the UNESCO OER Recommendation.
Focus: ways global open education community is advancing capacity to create, access, re-use, adapt and redistribute OER
Focus: ways global open education community is developing supportive policy
Focus: how global open education community is generating effective, inclusive and equitable access to quality OER
Focus: engaging the global open education community with nurturing the creation of sustainability models for OER
Focus: engaging global open education community in international cooperation to advance UNESCO OER Recommendation
Each day webinars and activities will engage the global open education community in collectively advancing the implementation of the Recommendation.
The online conference program will have webinars, interactive activities, and social activities.
Each day includes webinars comprised of up to five live presentations (selected from call for proposals) focused on the UNESCO OER Recommendation action area of the day. Webinars can be in any of the six languages of UNESCO – Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian or Spanish. Each webinar has a session chair and a rapporteur.
Rapporteurs will produce reports on webinars from the online conference which will serve as inputs to the In-person Congress. These reports will serve as starting points to discussions from which practical recommendations will be proposed and adopted.
These sessions selected from the call for proposals have been shared by the presenters in a format you can access and review at anytime. These presentations may be in any of the six languages of UNESCO – Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian or Spanish.
Each day has interactive asynchronous activities (selected from call for proposals) focused on the action area of the day. Activities can be in any of the six languages of UNESCO – Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian or Spanish. Activities will be short, have a clear purpose and provide an easy means for participants to actively contribute. Activities will emphasize engaging participants in taking action together through such things as analyzing exemplar case studies, discussion, and collectively co-creating different ways of implementing the UNESCO OER Recommendation.
The online conference offer fun, informal social activities that provide a means for connecting people together, bridging culture, and helping participants get to know each other.
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