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Project ID: 1128216278
Entity: Development Gateway Foundation
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Activity: Open Educational Resources Website
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Activity description: Using the Development Gateway's interactive web portal, the Hewlett Foundation is funding a new Open Educational Resources (OER) website to equalize access to high quality educational materials at low or zero cost to learners and practitioners throughout the developing world. The main focus will be on facilitating access to OERs and the creation of OERs, but the project will also enable the formation of online communities for teaching and learning, and provide opportunities for professional networking and collaboration.
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Entity from: International
Geographical coverage of the activity: International
WSIS action lines related to this activity:
Theme 3. Access to information and knowledge
Theme 4. Capacity building
Theme 6. Enabling environment
Theme 7. ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
Theme 12. Achieving WSIS targets (PoA, Section B)
Related MDGs:
MDG 3. Promote gender equality & empower women
MDG 8. Develop a global partnership for development
Activity type: Programme, Training initiative, Website
Time scale: Planned for future: 15/12/2005 -
Partners: William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, African Virtual University, Utah State University


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