An open education approach to CPD for teachers

Dr Debbie Holley, Associate Professor and Deputy Head of CEL has just returned from the London International Conference on Education, where she gave a keynote to participants called ‘An Open Education Resource (OER) approach to CPD’ calling for a more teacher focused approach to planning for, and organising, Continuous Professional Development. Drawing upon a series of research studies, Dr Holley made the case for using Creative Commons to enable reuse, repurposing and sharing of educational artefacts, and concluded with the latest UNESCO news where a long term policy commitment to OER has been agreed and communicated in the last week.

 

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Pictured: Debbie Holley with Dr Oyenike Oyinloye and Dr Bridget Aurosika from Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo, Nigeria and Dr Beatrice Komolate, Fedreral University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria

 

The keynote can be accessed here:

 

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