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Tuesday, March 6 • 15:30 - 16:30
Enabling universal access to higher education via openness and collaboration, session 2

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The UN has noted that there are approximately 100 million adults in the world, mostly in developing countries, who are eligible to enter higher education, but cannot afford the enrolment fees. As part of our contribution to Open Education Week (5-9 March), we are hostng a series of three Webinars entitled “Enabling universal access to higher education via openness and collaboration?” at the University of Leicester. Speakers will exchange ideas on how the emerging culture of open access, combined with the existence of new collaborative partnerships such as the OERu (Open Educational Resources university), OERtest and others, might enable access to higher education – and accreditation - on a massive scale that would previously have been unthinkable. Initiatives such as the OERu are actively piloting new models for the sharing of resources and expertise in higher education, to enhance the quality of their existing provision and address needs beyond the boundaries of their traditional constituencies.


Participation is free, but please register by filling out the form at http://toucansproject.wordpress.com/2012/02/09/webinars/



Anthony Camilleri

European Foundation for Quality in eLearning (EFQUEL)

George Siemens

Athabasca University

Gabi Witthaus

University of Leicester

Tuesday March 6, 2012 15:30 - 16:30 GMT
Webinar Virtual

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