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Sneak preview. Very excited to launch Outreach Partnership Programme in the new year. Institutions in the developing world will be able to join OERu for free! See:

Report of the OERu 2018 meeting of the Council of Chief Executive Officers published for circulation: Access to online courses with stackable micro-credentials with pathways to academic credit is going to get way better in 2019!

The Foundation is proud to welcome Penn State University to the OERu international innovation partnership. @penn_state is the first land-grant university to join the network. Read more:

What are OER universitas (OERu) partners planning for in the future? Read our report from the 2018 international meeting:

...when you try to do a webcast for anyone in a government office...

Friday's #el30 newsletter is now available. If you are at all interested in the future of open educational resources, please do take the time to read the feature article.

(This is some of the hardest work I've done in the field for some time; it feels wonderful).

Proposals now being accepted for the Cascadia Open Education Summit in Vancouver, BC, Canada, April 2019. See here for info & proposal form:


We still have a tech position open at the Freedom of the Press Foundation (a nonprofit): a Sr. Software Engineer position to work on SecureDrop, the open source whistleblower platform used by 65+ media organizations, originally developed by the late Aaron Swartz.

You get paid to work
βœ… from anywhere in the world
βœ… on a world-changing project
βœ… that's open source,
βœ… stewarded by a small team
βœ… that's led by a woman.

Help spreading the word is much appreciated:

Senior leaders and advocates from Africa, Asia, Europe, Oceania, North America and the Middle East will be joining the meeting next week at Charles Sturt Uni in Australia. You are free to join us online:

So many ask - how can you sustain ? We say, how will your institutions remain sustainable without OER? Here are a few justifications from @lightweight So glad we're not trying to run proprietary tech in times of austerity.

Here's a bit of an expose on the OERu's technology infrastructure... It's all and exists to make more accessible around the world.

Getting excited for . Agenda finalised and pre-meeting announcement for attendees circulated: watch this space.

Wanna help shape futures worldwide? Join the universitas planning meeting as virtual participant. Reserve your seat today:

Making steady progress on publishing the agenda for the 2018 OERu international meeting of partners following our open consultation meeting. Session 1 done:

Exemplary presentation by ambassador @thatpsychprof at UN headquarters during . Thanks for the shout-out for the work is doing:

International webinar: Opening doors to higher education isn't enough - The deeper challenges of . Reserve your seat today:

I'm pleased to join @downes for a chat as part of his E-Learning 3.0 MOOC, to discuss what I've learned about community through my work (primarily, through Wikipedia and WikiProjects). Date and time TBA. Thanks @mackiwg for facilitating the intro!

Finally getting a chance to start watching Paywall - The business of scholarship. Should be compulsory viewing for all academics.

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