Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

According to the abstract, "this report summarises the results of a survey of European libraries on Open Education (OE) and Open Education Resources (OER) prepared by SPARC Europe." It is based on 230 responses from 28 countries. 96 page PDF. The survey reveals (big surprise) "that Covid-19 has heightened awareness of openness and the need for OER in learning environments." It also states that librarians are aware of the UNESCO Recommendation on OER and are most focused on capacity-building. According to the authors, "creating a supportive Open Education infrastructure is a particular urgency."

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