Posted 1 April 2020 by Wayne Mackintosh
Responding to the international COVID-19 pandemic, the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and the OERu, have joined forces to establish an Open Educational Resources for Covid (OER4Covid) support community. The goal is to assist educational institutions around the world to transition to online learning.
Posted 8 January 2020 by Wayne Mackintosh
The University of California, Irvine Division of Continuing Education, a leader in open education in the United States, joins the OERu international innovation partnership.
Posted 19 November 2019 by Wayne Mackintosh
The work of the OERu was recognised by the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) with its Individual Prize of Excellence being awarded to Wayne Mackintosh during the 2019 World Conference on Online Learning in Dublin.
Posted 12 September 2019 by Wayne Mackintosh
An online course developed by Otago Polytechnic for the OERu international network headquartered in Dunedin was presented the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) Award for Excellence in Distance Education Materials.
Posted 26 August 2019 by Wayne Mackintosh
The OERu has established an Outreach Partnership Programme for qualifying institutions in the developing world to join our international network for free. The OERu is proud to launch this initiative with the announcement of our founding Outreach Partners from South Asia and Africa.
Posted 3 July 2019 by Wayne Mackintosh
Today, the OERu has partnered with Otago Polytechnic and Ara Institute of Canterbury on the launch a national Centre for Open Education Practice to promote, research, and develop open educational resources and practices for the benefit of all New Zealand learners in the post-secondary sector.
Posted 19 April 2019 by OER Foundation
The OER Foundation is delighted to announce its first partner institute from Malaysia, Asia e University. AeU is a unique collaborative multinational university, leading Open and Distance Learning (ODL) in Malaysia, and is one of the top ODL institutions in Asia. AeU has made it their mission "to remove barriers that can limit access to Higher Education and make it more accessible, affordable and beneficial for learners." (https://aeu.edu.my/who/).
Posted 30 November 2018 by W Mackintosh
The OER Foundation is proud to welcome Penn State University to the OERu international innovation network. As Pennsylvania’s only land-grant university, Penn State has a broad mission of teaching, research, and public service. The OERu network offers Penn State another avenue to take its extension mission to a global audience.
In support of President Barron’s access and affordability imperative, the Penn State OER Task Force was established to explore OER adoption and creation at the University. One of the Task Force’s key recommendations was to join the OERu network to maximise programs for faculty development and OER sharing.
Posted 30 August 2018 by OER Foundation
With support from Otago Polytechnic, the OERu has increased its learning design and development capacity to extend its range of online micro-credentials.
Posted 8 November 2017 by OER Foundation
The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson University has joined OERu becoming the first teaching institution from Ontario, Canada to join the international network of partner institutes collaborating to provide more affordable education using open educational resources (OER).