Regional Policy Fora on Open Educational Resources

In order to raise global awareness for the June 2012 Open Educational Resources Congress, UNESCO and the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) hold a number of Regional Policy Forums on Open Educational Resources in all UNESCO regions.

Their purpose were threefold:

  • to profile Open Educational Resources activities in the region;
  • to obtain further details about government Open Educational Resources policies or intentions and,
  • to seek input to the Declaration that will be presented to the World Open Educational Resources Congress in June 2012.

The Regional Policy Forums were scheduled as follows:

Anglophone Caribbean

24-26 January 2012, Barbados

>> See the Summary report

Africa

21-22 February 2012, Pretoria, South Africa

>> Agenda
>> List of participants
>> Final Report
>> Photo Gallery
>> Video 1 (in French) / Video 2 (in English)

Latin America

28-29 March 2012, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

>> Agenda
>> List of participants
>> Final Report 
>> Video 1 (Portugese and Spanish with English subtitles)

Asia and the Pacific

23-24 April 2012, Bangkok, Thailand

>> Agenda
>> List of participants
>> Final report

Arab States

7-8 May 2012, Muscat, Oman

>> Agenda
>> List of participants
>> Final report

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