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General Conclusions From the OPAL / CONCEDE Policy Forum Anthony F. Camilleri   UNESCO, Paris - 14th November 2011www.efqu...
What we talked about....•   User generated content•   Pedagogical techniques•   Quality systems•   Efficiency of Education...
What we really talked about Inherent Topic                      Policy Area Universal Access to Education       Human Righ...
In short...                 The transition from OERs to   Open Educational Practices &   Open Learning Architectures      ...
Some confusion....• Between tools and practices• OERs and distance learning• Internal Quality systems and certificationwww...
Addressing a Current Problem Today’s education systems are: - Unsustainable - Not scalable - Not cost-effective (Rory McGe...
A possible solutionWith regards to use of OEP, we have:- Robust evidence- Volumious research- Practical tools(Grainne Conn...
What we started to talk about  ASSESSMENT                 (N.B. LOOK AT OERTEST)www.efquel.org
What we’re not talking about(enough):• Sustainability          of     large-scale   OEP  adoption     – Financially     – ...
Recommendations fromthe Workshopswww.efquel.org
Pedagogy• OER Learning activities should have explicit   learning aims and objectives so that both   learners and teachers...
Motivation• Use different strategies to motivate different  organisations and different stakeholders within  them• Motivat...
Quality Concepts• Quality should be considered as a  negotiation – extension of UGC• Quality literacy should be provided t...
Knowledge and Skills• Exploit competences and skills required  outside the formal systemwww.efquel.org
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The powerpoint summarises the general conclusions of the Seminar organised by the OPAL and CONCEDE Projects, held at UNESCO on 18th November 2011, on the topic of Mainstreaming Open Educational Practices.

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  1. 1. General Conclusions From the OPAL / CONCEDE Policy Forum Anthony F. Camilleri UNESCO, Paris - 14th November 2011www.efquel.org
  2. 2. What we talked about....• User generated content• Pedagogical techniques• Quality systems• Efficiency of Education Systems• Assessment and Accreditation• (licenses) Strict definition of Open Educational Resourceswww.efquel.org
  3. 3. What we really talked about Inherent Topic Policy Area Universal Access to Education Human Rights, Millennium Development Goals, etc. Student-centred learning Qualification Frameworks, Credits etc. Less Hierarchical System of Peer- Rankings review Individual Freedom to Innovate Innovation Policy Ongoing need to ensure and ESGs, quality assurance development enhance qualitywww.efquel.org
  4. 4. In short... The transition from OERs to Open Educational Practices & Open Learning Architectures has already happened!www.efquel.org
  5. 5. Some confusion....• Between tools and practices• OERs and distance learning• Internal Quality systems and certificationwww.efquel.org
  6. 6. Addressing a Current Problem Today’s education systems are: - Unsustainable - Not scalable - Not cost-effective (Rory McGeal) Higher education is not performing well enough to provide Europe with enough people with the right kinds of skills to create jobs and growth (EC Modernisation Agenda)www.efquel.org
  7. 7. A possible solutionWith regards to use of OEP, we have:- Robust evidence- Volumious research- Practical tools(Grainne Connole) We Need to Win Hearts and Mindswww.efquel.org
  8. 8. What we started to talk about ASSESSMENT (N.B. LOOK AT OERTEST)www.efquel.org
  9. 9. What we’re not talking about(enough):• Sustainability of large-scale OEP adoption – Financially – Politically – Pedagogically (teacher training)• Threat of Vested Interests• Concrete Evidence of Benefits• Uniting Disparate Initiativeswww.efquel.org
  10. 10. Recommendations fromthe Workshopswww.efquel.org
  11. 11. Pedagogy• OER Learning activities should have explicit learning aims and objectives so that both learners and teachers can define their own initial, formative and summative assessment• Pedagogies in learning activities should be clear so that adopters of the material can • understand how best to use then and to Section Subtitle enable appropriate adaptation• Opportunities need to be made available for practitioners top experiment and innovatewww.efquel.org
  12. 12. Motivation• Use different strategies to motivate different organisations and different stakeholders within them• Motivation through knowledge• Work on the Pull and Uptake side of things• Benchmarking and OE-RankingKeywords: leadership through example, lists of pros and cons, use concepts like social justice, freedom of education, reducing costs, reach more studentswww.efquel.org
  13. 13. Quality Concepts• Quality should be considered as a negotiation – extension of UGC• Quality literacy should be provided to users as a necessary conditionswww.efquel.org
  14. 14. Knowledge and Skills• Exploit competences and skills required outside the formal systemwww.efquel.org
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