[Open-education] Open Education Week (9-13 March 2015): Call for Participation - Spread the News and Participate

Igor Lesko igorlesko at oeconsortium.org
Fri Feb 6 11:48:01 UTC 2015

Dear All

We would like to make you aware of the upcoming Open Education Week (9-13
March 2015).

Please spread the news in your networks and participate in this important


*Open Education Week 9-13 March 2015*

*Call for participation:*

Open Education Week is an annual opportunity to raise awareness about
open education
and its impact on teaching and learning worldwide. Open education
encompasses resources, tools and practices that employ a framework of open
sharing to improve educational access and effectiveness. Participation in
all events and use of all resources are free and open to everyone.

The Open Education Week Organizing Committee invites your contributions to and
participation in the annual Open Education Week, featuring online and in-person
events around the world.

*There are many ways to contribute:*

1. Submit a how-to video, inspirational talk, showcase of your open education
project, or message about the impact of open education for your students or
2. Send links to resources that you find particularly helpful
3. Host an in-person event in your community or on your campus
4. Run a workshop on open education (a workshop toolkit will be available to
support you)
5. Offer a webinar
6. Coordinate with other organizations focused on open to broaden the scope
of awareness raising
7. Hold a discussion on an aspect of open education on the website’s discussion
8. Promote open education week to your communities, on your website and through
social media using #openeducationwk
9. Link your blog postings to the open education week website

Web banners, posters, slide templates and other promotional materials are
available on the Open Education Week Website www.openeducationweek.org.
Open Education Week is coordinated by the Open Education Consortium.

 Please let us know how you'll be participating by 15 Feb 2015 so we can
get the website ready.

We look forward to your participation!  Please contact us at
info at openeducationweek.org if you have any questions, suggestions or

Looking forward to another successful Open Education Week!
Igor Lesko
Operations Manager & Open Education Specialist
Open Education Consortium
Cell:+27(0)72 6130478 (Port Elizabeth, South Africa)
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