OpenMed celebrates the Open Education Week 2017


Thursday, March 30th, 2017 hrs 11:00 GMT Webinar: Towards a Regional OER Agenda for South Mediterranean Universities Link to the videoconference Fabio Nascimbeni, Associate Professor, UNIR – Universidad Internacional de La Rioja, Spain This webinar aims at presenting and discussing the OER Regional Agenda for South Mediterranean Universities, developed by the OpenMed project with the support of the European Union. The regional […]

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OER Strategy Forum in Amman on February 28, 2017


Within the framework of OpenMed we organise the OER National Strategy Forums for Jordan on February 28, 2017. Venue: Loai Shamout Auditorium Amman, Jordan The forum is a national seminar aimed at gathering together educators and managers from higher education institutions in Jordan, expected to analyse challenges and priorities for opening up Higher Education in Jordan, outlining possible strategic actions to maximise […]

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Executive Summary of the OpenMed Compendium of Case Studies about OE now available in Arabic and French

The Executive Summary of the OpenMed Compendium of Case Studies about Open Education in the Mediterranean is now available in Arabic and in French. The OpenMed Compendium was created by partners on the OpenMed project and edited by staff at the Disruptive Media Learning Lab at Coventry University, UK, with significant contributions made by expert interviewees in international open education. It provides […]

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3 minutes about Open Education

As part of the OpenMed project, UNIR and Cadi Ayyad University have released a series of video interviews with Open Education experts about practices across the Mediterranean region. Videos has been recorded during the Open Education Day in Marrakech. The contributions are from 13 experts and are available in both english and french. All the material has been published openly and […]

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Happy Open and Free 2017 from OpenMed


2016 has been a truly positive year for OpenMed, full of developments and major achievements. During this year we have been working across borders and across cultures towards opening-up education in the South-Mediterranean Higher Education, defending education as a public good and as a human right. This year we have: published a Compendium of case studies about Open Educational Practices […]

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Open Education allows university to be relevant, to remain relevant

On December 6-7 2016, Cadi Ayyad University hosted the OpenMed Open Education Day in Marrakesh, Morocco. We spent two great days with the OpenMed colleagues and educators in Morocco, sharing the richness of Open Education initiatives in the country, and discussing strategies for further OER adoption, which may lead to an Open Education Declaration for the country, to help building […]

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Yes We Can Inchallah: Morocco OER Strategy Forum

Reposted from the blog of the Open Education Working Group By Daniel Villar-Onrubia & Javiera Atenas This week we had the opportunity to participate in the Morocco OER Strategy Forum hosted by Cadi Ayyad University in Marrakech as part of the OpenMed project. We spent two very inspiring days learning with the OpenMed colleagues about Moroccan Open Education (OE) initiatives and discussing […]

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Towards a strategy of Continuing Education and OER: Egypt Strategy Forum

On the 30th of November 2016, Cairo University hosted the OER National Strategy Forum for Egypt, “Towards a Strategy of Continuing Education and Open Educational Resources“, organised in collaboration with Alexandria University, in the framework of the OpenMed Project. The forum was organised under the auspices of Prof. Dr. Gaber Nassar – President of Cairo University, with the purpose to gather […]

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Compendium of case studies about Open Education in the Mediterranean: now online!


Our publication “Opening Up Education in South Mediterranean Countries: A Compendium of Case Studies and Interviews with Experts about Open Educational Practices and Resources” is now available online at: Eds. Wimpenny, K., Merry, S.K., Tombs, G. & Villar–Onrubia, D. The OpenMed Team hopes that by making this report publicly available, we can embody the principles of openness and collaboration […]

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Invitation for Open Education experts to contribute to our OpenMed Open Education video collection

EGYPT OER STRATEGY FORUM - November 30, 2016

With the OpenMed video collection, we realise that there are many other outstanding Open Education experts whose perspectives would greatly enrich the OpenMed project. We would therefore like to invite guest contributors and experts to continue this effort, to help grow our video collection and add valuable content for our visitors and our community. How to contribute? OpenMed Experts can be Open Education advocates, […]

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OpenMed at the first OER Seminar in Tunisia

On the 27th of October, the OpenMed project has been represented by Cristina Stefanelli at “The 1st International Open Educational Resources (OER) Seminar in Tunisia”, held in Sousse and organised under the auspices of the UNESCO Chair in OER at the University of Sousse, prof. Sana Harbi. The seminar’s primary aim was to raise awareness about OER. It’s been also […]

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OER Workhsop during the UNIMED General Assembly 2016


On Friday 21st October 2016 from 3:00 to 5:00 PM, we will run an OE-related workshop within the UNIMED General Assembly 2016. This 2-hours workshop, aims to: share and discuss strategies of OER adoption in higher education, drawing on examples from different institutional contexts; present and discuss the OpenMed OER Regional Agenda for the South-Mediterranean region. The workshop is articulated around […]

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Discover Palestine MOOC starts on June 1!


Do you want to learn more about the ancient land of Palestine, its history, culture and traditions? Your journey starts online on June 1, 2016! An-Najah National University (Nablus, Palestine) announce the 4th edition of its Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) “Discover Palestine”. The course starts on June 1, 2016 and it will end on August 2, 2016. Registration is open! […]

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