Call for Proposals: Impact of OER on Education and Training in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa

The Research on Open Educational Resources for Development (ROER4D) programme invites researchers worldwide to submit research proposals on the theme: Impact of OER in the developing regions of Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Grants of MYR 150,000 to 225,000 (approximately CAD 50,000 to 75,000) are available for winning research proposals. North-South or South-South collaboration and interdisciplinary research are encouraged. Research teams will have up to 18 months to conduct their research projects and produce research findings.

Closing Date: 31st August 2014 24:00 (Malaysia time +0800 UTC)

More information about the Call and how to apply is available here.

Applications to attend OpenCon 2014 in Washington, DC are open!

Applications to attend OpenCon 2014 (The Student and Early Career Researcher Conference Open Access, Open Education and Open Data) in Washington, DC are officially open!  Conference dates: 15-17 November, 2014 There are numerous travel scholarships available for qualifying candidates. Deadline to apply: 25 August More information about OpenCon 2014 and how to apply is here.    

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The Open Education Consortium Welcomes New Members (July 2014)

The Consortium is pleased to announce the addition of 10 new members: New Institutional Members: Citrus Community College District Connecticut Distance Learning Consortium MarylandOnline Mohave Community College Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) University Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) University Teknologi MARA (UiTM) New Organizational Members: IEEE – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers New Corporate Members: DeakinDigital Higher […]

Post-doctoral grant: E-education and Open Educational Resources (OER)

In the framework of its European post-doctoral grant program, Fernand Braudel (, the Foundation Maison des sciences de l’homme will award a grant to a young researcher in the field of social sciences to carry out a research project focusing on e-education and Open Educational Resources (OER).  Successful candidate will be expected to: 1. Carry […]

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Agenda Quarterly Membership Meeting

We hope you’re planning to join us for our first quarterly membership meeting on June 18 at 13:00 UTC or June 19 at 06:00 UTC (time conversion here:  To sign up, please visit: The agenda for the meeting will be: 1. Organizational name change Members of the Consortium’s Board of Directors will discuss the organization’s […]