Supporting higher education institutions across Africa

in the development and use of Open Educational Resources (OER) to enhance teaching and learning.
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Welcome to OER Africa

OER Africa is a ground-breaking initiative established by the South African Institute for Distance Education (Saide). We play a leading role in supporting higher education institutions across Africa in the development and use of Open Educational Resources (OER) to enhance teaching and learning. Read more

What's New

OER Regional Consultations

Saide's OER Africa Project was recently represented by Jenny Glennie and Catherine Ngugi at the African regional consultation in preparation for the 2nd World OER Congress. Our full report on the event is now available.

Year of Open Update

The April issue is now available and focuses on Open Pedagogy, the implications, and Open Pedagogy of the Future.

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Creative Commons Global Summit 2017

The Creative Commons Global Summit will be taking place in Toronto, Canada from 28 - 30 April 2017.

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OER Policy Development Toolkit for Higher Education

Amanda Coolidge, Senior Manager , Open Education at BC Campus, and Daniel De Marte, Chief Academic Officer at Tidewater Community College have released an interactive toolkit to support institutions develop open policies. The toolkit is licensed CC BY and institutions are free to reuse it, remix it, revise it, and/or redistribute it.

 

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