[Open-education] NORRAG on the data revolution in education

Thomas Salmon tomsalmon at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 20 22:52:46 UTC 2013


An event took place at the Geneva Institute with NORRAG, involving 
UNESCO the ILO and many other partners just after the OKF event in 
Geneva. It focused on the Data Revolution in Education. It was 
approaching this topic from a very different perspective (the 
international education and development policy perspective). However, 
there might be some interesting points to pick up on in the blog posts 
that have come out of it for anyone trying to work on Open Education in 

Here is the link:



Thomas Salmon

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> Dear All,
> At the end of October the Open Education Working Group attended the
> Mozilla Festival where we came across lots of education technologies,
> collectives and ideas that could be useful for open education. Many of
> these are shared in a blog post
> <http://education.okfn.org/open-education-at-mozfest/>.
> We also facilitated a session with P2PU and Creative Commons (as school
> of open) and Floss Manuals creating an open education time line
> <http://education.okfn.org/open-education-timeline-building/>. All the
> ideas will be put into a Google Docs and an interactive TimeMapper. This
> will form part of the Open Education handbook
> <http://education.okfn.org/handbook/>. We will be sharing the document
> soon so you all can add more information, correct the date and add in
> your own ideas.
> The 2nd Open Education Handbook booksprint
> <http://education.okfn.org/second-open-education-handbook-booksprint/>will
> be taking place soon in Berlin, after that we will hopefully have time
> to start organising some working group calls.
> If anyone has any ideas for how they'd like the group to move forward
> please do let us know.
> Thanks
> Marieke

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