First OE Global 2018 Keynote Announced

OEC and TU Delft are pleased to announce the first OE Global 2018 keynote, Erin McKiernan.  She is a professor in the Department of Physics, Biomedical Physics program at the National Autonomous University of Mexico in Mexico City. She is a researcher in experimental and computational biophysics and neurophysiology, and an advocate for open access, open data, and open science. She is the founder of ‘Why Open Research?’ (, an educational site for researchers to learn about sharing their work. She blogs at and you can follow her on twitter at @emckiernan13.

Session Title: Working at the intersection of open research and open education

Open education and open research are often discussed in separate forums as distinct concepts and activities. However, since faculty members are often both educators and researchers, these areas of open scholarship often overlap and have many principles in common. I will discuss these common principles, as well as projects I am currently working on that combine both open education and open research. I will discuss how this intersection can be especially important when working with undergraduate students in low income environments.

Virtual Participation during the 2nd World OER Congress

The 2nd World Open Educational Resources (OER) Congress is scheduled to be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on 18–20 September 2017, co-organized by UNESCO and the Government of Slovenia ( As the Congress will be able to host only around 600 delegates, representatives of Government, NGOs, educators, experts, academia and industry, we feel that there is a […]

Open Education Global Conference 2018: Registration Available

Registration is available for the Open Education Global Conference 2018. The Open Education Consortium and Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), hosts of the Open Education Global 2018 Conference, invite you to register for the conference and to submit proposals for conference sessions to take place in Delft, The Netherlands, 24-26 April 2018. Why Attend?  Network with open […]

2e Congrès mondial des REL : Invitation ouverte à contribuer à la rédaction du Plan d’action de Ljubljana sur les REL

[Communication publiée de l’UNESCO] Nous avons le plaisir de vous annoncer qu’un projet de Plan d’Action sur les Ressources Educatives Libres est désormais disponible en ligne pour vos commentaires et retours, en préparation du 2e Congrès mondial des REL, co-organisé par l’UNESCO et le Gouvernement de Slovénie du 18 au 20 septembre à Ljubljana. Le Plan d’Action sur […]

2nd World OER Congress: Open Invitation to contribute toward the Ljubljana OER Action Plan

[Reposted Communication from UNESCO] We are pleased to announce that a draft Action Plan on Open Educational Resources is being shared online for global comments and feedback leading up to the 2nd World OER Congress co-organized by UNESCO and the Government of Slovenia from 18-20 September in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The OER Action Plan will build upon: The outcomes of the […]