Open Educational Resources (OER) University: Making Education Accessible For All


uImagine was very fortunate to have Wayne Mackintosh, UNESCO / ICDE Chair in OER and Director of the OER Foundation, present a session about his work with OERu.  Wayne is a strategy innovator with a passion for open sourcing education. The OERu makes education accessible to everyone.  Coordinated by the OER Foundation, OERu is an independent, not-for-profit … Continue reading Open Educational Resources (OER) University: Making Education Accessible For All

Open Publishing and Open Textbooks: The Value of Access


uImagine was fortunate to have Jessica Stevens presenting a session on her PhD research as part the the weimagine:Open season held in November last year.  Jessica Stevens is a PhD Candidate in the Intellectual Property and Innovation Law Research Program at the Queensland University of Technology, and she is also the Creative Commons Global Network Council … Continue reading Open Publishing and Open Textbooks: The Value of Access

Open… it may be too soon to tell


There is a gap between where we are as a global society with respect to education and where we need to be in order to achieve social equity and global economic growth.  Did you realise, for example, there are 750 million people over 15 who cannot read or write? There are also 260 million children … Continue reading Open… it may be too soon to tell