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18.09.2017 12:49 Age: 2 yrs

SKILLCO project presented on 2nd World Open Educational Resources (OER) Congress


From 18th to 20th September 2017 the 2nd World Open Educational Resources (OER) Congress with about 500 participants from all over the world takes place in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The SKILLCO project was presented by the SKILLCO project partner CCIS on common promotional table of thematic projects.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are any type of educational materials in the public domain, or released with an open license that allow users to legally and freely use, copy, adapt, combine and share. OERs present a strategic opportunity to improve the quality of education as well as facilitate policy dialogue, knowledge sharing and capacity building.

  • examine solutions to meeting the challenges of mainstreaming OER practices into education systems worldwide;

  • showcase the world’s best practices in OER policies, initiatives and experts; and,

  • provide recommendation that are demonstrably best practices of the mainstreaming of OER.

The Congress brings together Ministers of Education/Human Resource Development, senior policy makers, expert practitioners, researchers and other relevant stakeholders to examine solutions to mainstreaming OER in support of Sustainable Development Goal 4 (“Quality Education”). 

Further information: www.oercongress.org

Download Programme (PDF)

Download Background Information (PDF)

Download List of participants (PDF)