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Exploring the Business Case for Open Educational Resources

Whilst there is an unprecedented demand for access to higher education, most governments also face challenges in providing the necessary support to public institutions (Power, 2000). There is much debate about how to fund expanding academic systems, with current approaches emphasising the need for students to at least share the cost of instruction.

Using UNESCO’s ICT Competency Framework for Teachers in Guyana

The ICT CFT intends to inform educational policy makers, teachereducators, providers of professional learning and working teachers on the role of ICT in educational reform, as well as to assist countries in developing national ICT competency standards for teachers with an ICT in Education Master Plan approach. 

Harnessing OER to Drive Systemic Educational Change in Secondary Schooling

In the world of education, there has been a growing buzz about the concept of Open Educational Resources (OER) and how it can transform education around the world. Since being coined at a UNESCO Conference in 2002, OER has been the subject of increased attention globally, with many donor-funded projects (most often, led by universities) providing space to experiment with different models of openness and research the educational effect that these might have.