Open Med and UNIR Research participation in Open Education Week

OpenMed project will celebrate Open Education Week with scheduled events including webinars, guest speakers, and online conversations.
OpenMed – Opening up Education in South Mediterranean Countries – is an international cooperation project co-funded by the Erasmus+ Capacity Building in Higher Education programme of the European Union during the period October 2015 – October 2018. The overarching goal of OpenMed is to raise awareness and facilitate the adoption of Open Educational Resources (OER) and Open Educational Practices (OEP) in the Arab Mediterranean region, with a particular focus on Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Palestine.

Open Education Week is a celebration of the global Open Education Movement. Its purpose is to raise awareness about the movement and its impact on teaching and learning worldwide.


Monday, March 7th

Webinar: Open licensing and challenges to adopt OER across the Mediterranean countries

Time: 3:00-4:00 pm GMT

Daniel Burgos, Vice-chancellor for Research & Technology, UNIR – Universidad Internacional de La Rioja, Spain


Open licensing and challenges to adopt OER across the Mediterranean countries”. How Mediterranean countries can effectively adopt Open Educational Resources at School and in Higher Education. Initial barriers like copyright, distribution, language, culture, bandwidth, access, gender and others become part of the true essence of OER, broadening the current limited implementation to a variety of settings, requirements and needs

The webinar will run in Adobe Connect, and can be accessed using the following link:



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Open Med Official Web Site