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1 World OER Congress 20 – 22 June 2012 DAY 2 Images: COL and UNESCO

2 World OER Congress 20 – 22 June 2012 Summary of Day 1 and Programme for Day 2 Ms Trudi van Wyk, Commonwealth of Learning Image:

3 World OER Congress 20 – 22 June 2012 Two important documents Programme Room XI – World OER Congress Room XII – Open Seminar and Exhibition 2012 World Open Educational Resources Congress Page 5 – DRAFT 2012 Paris OER Declaration Comments to be submitted in the BOX by 12 noon TODAY

4 World OER Congress 20 – 22 June 2012 Summary Day 1 Opening Address: Ms Irina BOKOVA Mr Qian TANG Mr Janis KARKLINS Prof Asha KANWAR

5 World OER Congress 20 – 22 June 2012 Setting the Context for the World OER Congress

6 World OER Congress 20 – 22 June 2012 Open Licences – Larry Lessig Other Rights In no way are any of these rights affected by the license: The author's intellectual property rights; Your fair dealing or fair use rights, or other applicable copyright exceptions and limitations; The author's moral rights; Rights other persons may have either in the work itself or in how the work is used, such as publicity or privacy rights. by sa nc nd

7 World OER Congress 20 – 22 June 2012 Country Perspectives Keynote: Hon Mr Lee OCRAN, Ghana – OER Africa, KNUST, TESSA, AVU Sen the Hon Ms Franca ALEXIS-BERNARDINE, Grenanda – Caribbean Knowledge Network, Regional Digital Development Strategy, Caricom, CXC, CCTI, ICT4TD Hon Ms Mariama ALI, Niger – Digital Campus, Website, Tablets for students Representative from Madagascar – Innovative use of ICT e.g. IWB; Free access to the Internet, PPP » Contributions from: Gabon, Benin, Namibia » Trinidad & Tobago

8 World OER Congress 20 – 22 June 2012 Issues and Challenges Numbers 21 st Century students and teachers ICT Infrastructure and connectivity Responsibility of: – Fostering awareness and use of OER – Advocacy – ICT and connectivity strategies – Include OER in educational policy and strategies – Promote and adopt open licencing frameworks – Support sustainable development and sharing of OER – Foster strategic alliances and PPP for OER – Address language and cultural contexts – Promote more research in OER – Facilitate finding, retrieving and sharing of OER

9 World OER Congress 20 – 22 June 2012 Benefits of harnessing OER? Increased availability of high quality, relevant materials can contribute to quality teaching and learning Adaptation of materials can be a mechanism for collaboration, sharing, constructing roles of educators and students Build capacity in production of high quality materials Image: Commonwealth of Learning

10 World OER Congress 20 – 22 June 2012 Why should OER become a matter of public (open) policy? The basic argument of open policy is that when public money is used to fund research, development or other educational, academic and information-generating activities, the product of those activities should be freely available to the public that paid for it. Dr Cable Green, Creative Commons Contributions by Canada and Namibia

11 World OER Congress 20 – 22 June 2012 Images: Commonwealth of Learning

12 World OER Congress 20 – 22 June TWITTER: #oercongress

13 World OER Congress 20 – 22 June 2012 Programme Day 2 High level sessions for: – Europe and Latin America – Arab States and Asia/Pacific Six Regional OER Policy Forums Panel Discussion 1: Issues and Challenges for OER Panel Discussion 2: Government representatives on the Paris Declaration on OER

14 World OER Congress 20 – 22 June 2012 In closing….. Remember to submit comments on the draft Paris Declaration before 12 noon today All books/documents are available in the foyer or for download from the COL/UNESCO/weebly websites

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