The Open Education Consortium is a worldwide community of more than 300 educational institutions and associated organizations committed to advancing OER and its impact on global education. The Consortium would work to advocate for OER and open education around the world; expand the audience for Open Education Week; advance OER use and production in the Middle East and North Africa; and launch the Open Education Information Center to support professionals in the field. This work supports the growth of OER infrastructure through policy advocacy and field-building activities.
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Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support
Open Education Global is a nonprofit, members-based network providing advocacy and support for adoption and implementation of open education around the world. Activities, events, and services aim to provide more equitable access to knowledge for teachers and students around the world through high-quality, openly licensed educational materials. Open Education Global works with its members to build open education capacity, inform policy, and create sustainable models, as well as enable international collaboration and innovation.
for the Community College OpenCourseWare project
This request is to support the smooth transition of two influential organizations into one and to more fully promote the adaptation, use, and production of OER among community colleges in the United States. The OpenCourseWare Consortium and the Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources both support the integration of OER into accepted teaching and learning practices in higher education. To reduce overlaps, enlarge influence, and create a cohesive program of support for institutions across the higher education landscape, these two organizations have decided to merge and leverage their strengths.