How To Join

Benefits of Membership

Our members benefit from joining a rich and diverse community of global thought leaders, practitioners and educators working to improve teaching and learning worldwide through open educational practices and resources.  Benefits of membership include international recognition and exposure, networking, access to expert practitioners, shared media exposure, and participation in communities and projects.  Specific additional benefits include:

Collaborative Network

OE Consortium members include thought leaders and innovators from around the world. Inclusion in this network and access to other members, discussion boards, collaborative projects and idea exchange is a key benefit to membership.

Tools & Support

Technical assistance and advising members in advocating for and implementing open educational resource usage at their institutions. Opportunities to learn about new tools and developments to enhance open educational practice.  Find educators with the right combination of skills and experience through the Open Education Directory.

Advocacy & Awareness

Opportunity to contribute to activities aimed at building awareness of the open education movement and ability to join select Consortium meetings with influential stakeholders.

International Exposure

Opportunities to highlight your work through OEC media, blogs, website, case studies and activities.  Early participation invitations for global events including OE Global Conference and Open Education Week.