United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
For Implementation Of The OER Recommendation
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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations with the mandate to build lasting peace, enable sustainable development, and promote intercultural dialogue through intergovernmental cooperation on education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture, communication, and information. The adoption of the UNESCO OER Recommendation reflects strong support by UNESCO’s 193 member states to mainstream OER in national education systems. This grant supports implementation of the OER Recommendation through international and regional multistakeholder cooperation.
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Grants to this Grantee
for international OER capacity building
As mentioned in our budget memo, this project proposes to continue the momentum gained during the World OER Congress by implementing OER projects at the secondary and tertiary levels in four regions: Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia-Pacific, and the Arab States. UNESCO proposes a series of regional workshops to support OER advocacy, policy development, and teacher training initiatives. This work complements the Commonwealth of Learning OER project, also proposed on this docket.
for studying the use of open content educational resources in developing countries