Open Education Week Event in the Netherlands

The OpenCourseWare Consortium is organising the first annual Open Education Week from March 5 – 10, 2012. Open Education Week is a global event, raising awareness about the benefits of free and open sharing in education, especially Open Educational Resources (OER).  OER are high-quality, free and open educational materials that offer opportunities for people anywhere in the world to share, use and reuse.

OpenEducationWeek Event 7th of March

Delft University of Technology, SURF and Open Universiteit in the Netherlands strongly support Open Education Week and organised an event for policy makers within Higher Education in Europe. Here you find the recordings, video's and photo's of the event. There is also a report available from the event.

Recording of event

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Full Recording Halbe Zijlstra Anka Mulder
Ben Janssen Halbe Zijlstra Anka Mulder
Wikiwijs Panel discussion Neelie Kroes
Wikiwijs Panel discussion Neelie Kroes

Photo's of the event

More photos here.

Media Coverage

Before and after the event we got some coverage in the media and on blogs. We made an overview.


The hashtag used during the event was #OEW12NL. We made a page with the tweets.


The organisation is done by three organisations:


For more information you can contact:

TU Delft

EU Lifelong Learning Programme
with the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union

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