OpenDataGLA - Open Scotland


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Lightning talk on the Open Scotland initiative presented at the 2nd OKFN Open Data Glasgow meetup.

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OpenDataGLA - Open Scotland

  1. 1. Open Scotland: opening up education in Scotland Lorna M. Campbell
  2. 2. What is Cetis? • Centre for Education Technology, Interoperability and Standards • A national UK technology advisory centre providing strategic, technical and pedagogical advice on educational technology and standards to funding bodies, standards agencies, government, institutions and commercial partners. #OpenDataGLA, November 2013.
  3. 3. Open Scotland Open Scotland is an initiative that aims to raise awareness of open education and explore the potential of open policy and practice to benefit all sectors of Scottish education. #OpenDataGLA, November 2013.
  4. 4. Open Scotland #OpenDataGLA, November 2013.
  5. 5. Scottish Open Education Developments • • • • • • • • • Edinburgh Napier University’s 3E Framework Glasgow Caledonian University Library’s OER Guidelines University of Edinburgh’s MOOCs Re:Source FE OER Repository Curriculum for Excellence Open Badges for Scottish Education Group Wikimedian in residence at National Library of Scotland Learner Journey Project Smarter Scotland Strategic Objective #OpenDataGLA, November 2013.
  6. 6. Open Scotland Summit • Brought together senior managers, policy makers and key thinkers to explore the development of open education policy and practice in Scotland. • National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, June 2013. #OpenDataGLA, November 2013.
  7. 7. Open Scotland Participants • • • • • • • Scottish Government Scottish Qualifications Authority Education Scotland Scottish Funding Council Quality Assurance Agency College Development Network National Library of Scotland #OpenDataGLA, November 2013. • • • • • • • • • Universities of Edinburgh, Dundee, Heriot Watt, UHI, Glasgow Caledonian. Jisc Jorum Jisc RSC Scotland Jisc RSC Cymru OSS Watch Nordic Open Education Alliance Creative Commons POERUP Project
  8. 8. Open Scotland Keynote “Open Education: The Business and Policy Case for OER” by Dr Cable Green, Creative Commons, Director of Global Learning. v=AjG8T1xbhEo © Martin Hawksey #OpenDataGLA, November 2013.
  9. 9. How can openness help to address strategic priorities and challenges? • • • • • • • • Academic Publishing OER and Licence Restrictions Joining Up Open Practice Quality Assurance Learners as Co-creators Change Management Preparing F/HE for Curriculum for Excellence FE Funding Cuts #OpenDataGLA, November 2013.
  10. 10. How can openness help to address strategic priorities and challenges? • Can openness address the government’s “Big Ticket” strategic agendas? • • • • #OpenDataGLA, November 2013. Post-16 education. Knowledge transfer. Curriculum change. School – college – university articulation.
  11. 11. An Open Declaration for Scotland? #OpenDataGLA, November 2013. © UNESCO
  12. 12. Open Scotland Actions • • • Action 1 – Establish working group, similar to the Nordic countries, to stimulate open education research and inform future Government white papers. Action 2 – Learn from nations that are further ahead of Scotland in promoting the open agenda. Work with the other devolved nations in the UK. Action 3 – Use the working group to focus on key Government priorities and agendas, e.g. learner journeys, articulation, work based learning, knowledge transfer. #OpenDataGLA, November 2013.
  13. 13. Open Scotland Deliverables • • • Key Deliverable 1 - Position paper providing evidence of the benefits of openness with examples of how these can impact on Government priorities. Key Deliverable 2 - A Scottish Open Learning Declaration. Key Deliverable 3 - Government policy on open education. This will require stakeholder groups to state how they will engage with and contribute to the implementation of the policy. #OpenDataGLA, November 2013.
  14. 14. Open Scotland Blog #OpenDataGLA, November 2013.
  15. 15. “the opposite of open is not closed, the opposite of open is broken.” Cable Green Director of Global Learning, Creative Commons #OpenDataGLA, November 2013.
  16. 16. Licence Open Scotland: Policies and strategies for opening up education in Scotland by Lorna M Campbell, of Cetis is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence