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

Suchith Anand Suchith.Anand at nottingham.ac.uk
Fri Feb 6 11:59:40 UTC 2015

Hi Igor,

On behalf of "Geo for All"   http://www.geoforall.org/ we will actively support and participate in Open Education Week. I will inform all our colleagues on this and see if we can build synergies with the training events/workshops/webinars planned   http://www.geoforall.org/training/  on this week.

Best wishes,


From: open-education [open-education-bounces at lists.okfn.org] On Behalf Of Igor Lesko [igorlesko at oeconsortium.org]
Sent: Friday, February 06, 2015 11:48 AM
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Subject: [Open-education] Open Education Week (9-13 March 2015): Call for Participation - Spread the News and Participate

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 event.


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 institution
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 forum
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<http://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<mailto:info at openeducationweek.org> if you have any questions, suggestions or feedback.

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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