OER Brief for policy makers

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The aim of this page is to:
  • Collaboratively develop a concise briefing on OER for policy makers
  • Co-ordinate activities for the development of the OER briefing
  • Determine strategies for distributing and promoting use of the policy briefing

Participating members

Proposed steps

Research the existence/availability of existing policy documents on OER

Identify relevant web resources and links to support the drafting of the policy briefing

  • Currently listing and adding relevant web links below as resource material for drafting the policy brief.

Brainstorm anticipated needs of policy makers appertaining to OER

  • What policy makers are we aiming to reach?
    • Government
    • Institutions
    • Sector (School, higher education, vocational training)
  • Do we need a separate policy briefs for different policy makers (e.g. Government, education institutions)?

Agree on tentative headings and sub-headings for the policy briefing

Possible headings or sections:

  • What is OER?
  • Why is OER important?
  • Brief summary of the OER landscape (projects, progress, resources available etc.)
  • What are the benefits?
  • What can policy makers do? -- action items
  • Who can policy makers approach for help and support?

Specify scope / or extent of the briefing

  • Short concise document / brochure?

Recruit volunteer reviewers to critique the draft

Suggest names of people we can approach to critique and review the policy briefing draft:

  • Susan D'Antoni, UNESCO

Resources and links

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