OEC Announces New President of the Board of Directors

The Open Education Consortium announces that Sophie Touzé has been elected as President of the Board of Directors for a two-year term beginning March 2017.

Sophie Touzé is the Head of Innovation and Digital Transformation at VetAgro Sup, Institute of higher education in food science, animal health, agricultural and environmental sciences, France.  Ms.Touzé also serves as an expert in Digital Education and Pedagogy for the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research, and has served as an expert and author for UNESCO.  She recently completed a term as Vice President of the OEC Board from 2015 to 2017.  

As an expert on Innovation and Digital, Sophie has over 20 years of experience advising teachers, institutes and governments on pedagogical scenarios integrating new technologies. She received awards for pedagogical innovation and educational impact in 2004, 2007 and 2009.

 

 

OEC Announces New Board Members for 2017

The Open Education Consortium (OEC) is pleased to announce the addition of new members to the Board of Directors: Yu Lun Huang, Laura Czerniewicz, Peter Smith, Amanda Coolidge, and the re-election of Stavros Xanthopoylos. The Board, elected from member institutions, provides strategic direction and fiscal oversight to OEC. Yu Lun Huang, Taiwan. Yu Lun Huang […]

The OEC is honored to present the 2017 winners of OER & Project Awards for Open Education Excellence

February 15, 2017 – The Open Education Consortium announces the 2017 winners of OER & Project Awards for Open Education Excellence. The Open Education Awards Committee, populated by educators and open education advocates from around the world, reviews and selects winners. Open Educational Resources and Projects are produced in a variety of languages and developed […]

The OEC is honored to present the 2017 winners of Individual Awards for Open Education Excellence

January 25, 2017 – The Open Education Consortium is honored to present the 2017 winners of Individual Awards for Open Education Excellence. LEADERSHIP AWARD The Open Education Leadership Award of Excellence is presented to an individual who has shown strong leadership in the field of Open Education. It is awarded by the Open Education Consortium’s Board of Directors […]

Happy Year of Open!

Today marks the official start of the Year of Open! For those of us in open education, 2017 gives us a lot to celebrate: ​15 years ago the term “Open Educational Resources” was created, the Budapest Open Access Initiative was launched, and the first Creative Commons licenses were released; 10 years ago the Cape Town Open Education Declaration was written; 5 years ago the first Open Education Week took place and the first OER World […]