The last big event for me in 2018 was the Open Education Leadership Summit. Learn more about the Summit in my Summit update.  A summary report of the entire event including participants, panels, and roadmaps will be published in February 2019.   Below are  links to the Roadmap Videos and two examples developed at the Summit, […]


  The first two entries for the 2019 Open Education Week are in!   Are you ready for a competition? The first event, submitted by  Kennisnet from  Zoetermeer, Netherlands, will hold a competition that encourages people to share the learning materials they have made in Wikiwijs Tool.  There will be different categories including best re-use […]

Happy Holidays!

The Open Education Consortium wishes everyone a Happy Holiday and a joyful New Year!  We hope your holidays will be filled with joy and laughter through the New Year.   Please note that the OEC office will be closed between December 21 and January 7.  We will resume regular business hours on January 7th, 2019. […]

OEC Welcomes New Member for Q4

The Open Education Consortium (OEC) is pleased to announce the addition of the following new members:     Founded in Perth, Australia, Moodle produces an open source learning platform with over 100,000 registered sites including more than 130 million users worldwide. In pursuit of their mission of “empowering educators to improve our world,” Moodle’s software […]

OEC and ICDE hosts the Inaugural Open Education Leadership Summit

  The International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) and the Open Education Consortium with the support of the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation (MESRI) and the Ministry of National Education and Youth (MENJ) will be hosting the inaugural Open Education Leadership Summit in Paris on  December 3 – 4, 2018.   […]

Winners of the Google Impact Challenge of South Africa Announced

Saide’s African Storybook Initiative is one of twelve finalists in the Google Impact Challenge South Africa. Through public voting, four winners will be selected from the twelve finalists and will be awarded $250,000 which will be used to develop an app to make it easier  to create and upload storybooks where connectivity is a challenge. […]

MoodleMoot U.S. 2018

Live from MoodleMoot in Denver, Colorado, Paul provides an update on the MoodleMoot United States conference as well as his presentation, Why Open Matters?

Open Education Policy Forum 2018

Presenting at the Open Education Policy Forum in Warsaw, Poland, Paul provides an update on the Forum meetings. Day 1 focused on the Cape Town Open Education Declaration and hearing from various groups benefiting from open education from researchers to children. Representing OEC, Paul and Igor presented, The Link Between Policy and Sustainability. Day 2 […]

OpenEd 2018

Executive Director, Paul Stacey provides a video UPDATE from OpenEd 2018.  The update includes links to two publications released and the OEC presentation. Made With CC Summary Table: 24 Case Studies Commons Strategy for Successful and Sustainable Open Education OEC: 10 Years in the Past and 10 Years Forward

OEC Announces the Open Education Global Conference 2019

CONCORD, Mass. – Oct. 9, 2018 – PRLog — The Open Education Consortium (OEC) is pleased to announce that Politecnico di Milano will be the host for the Open Education Global Conference to be held 26 – 28 November 2019. The theme, Open Education for an Open Future, aims to emphasize opportunities offered by Open Education as a means to empowerment and to increase accessibility […]