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Stephen Downes

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This isn't receiving as much publicity (at least in my communities) as the recent UNESCO motion on OERs, but it could have an even greater importance to the future of education. UNESCO adopted a policy "that establishes universal principles for recognition of studies and degrees and will give signatory states an obligation to recognise studies or qualifications from outside of their region." Here is the final draft text of the agreement. According to the UNESCO page, " the Convention aims to facilitate academic mobility, improve quality of higher education institutions and enhance international cooperation in higher education."

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