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UoE_IS.jpg Two new projects for Open Access Week
October 27, 2016 3:46 pm by OpenEdFeed – Open World
Open Access Week seems like a good time to write my first blog post about two new projects I’m going to be working on over the coming months.  One is to facilitate a University of Edinburgh Open Knowledge Network and the other is to create a MOOC for small to medium enterprises on how to access open […]
26510622153_22c7173410_z-300x200.jpg The Place of Gaelic in Modern Scotland
October 25, 2016 2:30 pm by Lorna M Campbell
Last week in Stornoway, as part of the Royal National Mòd, Mr John Swinney, Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, presented the Angus Macleod Lecture on The Place of Gaelic in Modern Scotland.  Mr Swinney assumed ministerial responsibility for the Gaelic language after the last election. In a thought provoking speech Mr Swinney […]
oer_consultations.png Commonwealth of Learning / UNESCO OER Regional Consultations
October 14, 2016 2:49 pm by Lorna M Campbell
In order to mark the 5th anniversary of the World OER Congress, which resulted in the Paris OER Declaration, the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), in partnership with UNESCO and the Government of Slovenia are undertaking a survey of world governments and key stakeholders focused on OER for Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education: From Commitment to Action. This survey […]