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Wednesday, September 22 • 11:00am - 11:30am
Lessons from OER Africa’s Case Study Research on African OER Initiatives in Higher Education

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In the first part of the session, OER Africa will present its analysis of eleven African OER initiatives in higher education and the influence they have had on developing and supporting effective OER practices. Through a series of case studies, the team will provide insight into cross-cutting themes, successes, challenges and lessons learnt from these initiatives. In the second part of the session, OER Africa will facilitate a discussion to unpack the key findings from the research, strategies to promote the sustainability of OER initiatives, and mechanisms to promote diversity in OER.

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Mohini Baijnath

Researcher, Neil Butcher and Associates
Mohini is a Researcher at Johannesburg-based organization, Neil Butcher & Associates (NBA).She works with governments, distinguished international institutions, and other clients where her focus is on (1) delivering research and evaluation services; (2) designing instructional materials... Read More →

Neil Butcher

Director, Neil Butcher & Associates
Neil Butcher is based in South Africa, from where he has provided policy and technical advice and support to a range of national and international clients regarding educational planning, uses of educational technology and distance education, both as a full-time employee at the South... Read More →

Wednesday September 22, 2021 11:00am - 11:30am UTC