On 29 January 2015, Leicester City Council, in partnership with De Montfort University, held a free day conference for schools focusing on finding, using, creating and sharing Open Educational Resources (OER). The event builds on the council’s recently released OER guidance and resources, which can be downloaded from http://schools.leicester.gov.uk/openeducation
The conference opened with panel presentations and a Q& A session. Bjoern Hassler introduces the guidance documents, pointing up key issues for schools.
● reduce costs
● enable collaboration and sharing
● achievement of shared goals
● more resources for learners
● ownership and adaptation
● distributed leadership (no gatekeeper)
OER Guidance for Schools (presentation 29th January 2015,
Leicester) Björn Haßler Creative Commons Attribution 4.0.
This presentation includes materials from OER Guidance for Schools (2014) by
Björn Haßler, Helen Neo and Josie Fraser. Published by Leicester City Council,
available under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0.
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