How to improve Open Education and (re-)use of OER by policies and open licenses?

Christian M. Stracke, Stavros Panagiotis Xanthopoylos, Cable Green, Alexander Khoroshilov, Mitja Jermol


Panel 1 hour

This Panel addresses the vision “Open Education and (re-)usage of OER” to improve Open Education for better learning quality. It is organized by ICORE, the International Community for Open Research and Education ( in cooperation with all interested organizations such as Open Education Consortium (OEC), Creative Commons, UNESCO IITE and UNESCO Chairs.
Leading question is: “How to improve Open Education and (re-)use of OER by policies and open licenses?” The expert panel will discuss how policies and open licenses can support and increase the implementations and practices of Open Education and OER.
Main goals are the sharing and exchange of experiences and their discussion among the experts on the panel as well as the whole panel audience: Therefore all panel participants are invited and encouraged to join and contribute to the debate.
The panel of 60 minutes combines short initial introductory statements by the invited panel experts with open questions from the moderator and the audience.
Invited experts and organizations are: Alexander Khoroshilov (UNESCO IITE), Cable Green (CC), Stavros Panagiotis Xanthopoylos (OEC), Mitja Jermol (UNESCO Chair for OER)
Intended audience are all experts, practitioners and novices sharing interest in the improvement of Open Education by re-establishing Openness for All: Contributions by conference participants as well as by online participants commenting via twitter are most welcome and encouraged.
Panel moderator and facilitator: Dr. Christian M. Stracke, Co-Founder of ICORE and Associate Professor at the Open University of the Netherlands and Co-Chair of the Open Education Research Cluster (


“How to improve Open Education and (re-)use of OER by policies and open licenses?” from Open Education Consortium