• Exploring the Business Case for Open Educational Resources 

      Butcher, Neil; Hoosen, Sarah (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012)
      The Open Educational Resource (OER) movement, which began at the turn of the millennium, was motivated by the ideal that knowledge is the common wealth of humankind and should be freely shared. Most institutions that decided ...
    • Harnessing OER to Develop Teachers: The Guyana Experience 

      Butcher, Neil; Moore, Andrew; Hoosen, Sarah (Commonwealth of Learning, 2014)
      The Ministry of Education in Guyana has prioritised increasing the number of qualified teachers by providing opportunities to both pre- and in-service teachers to gain relevant qualifications. This paper describes the ...
    • Harnessing OER to Drive Systemic Educational Change in Secondary Schooling 

      Butcher, Neil; Moore, Andrew; Hoosen, Sarah (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014)
      This paper reports on two action research projects which explored the challenge of determining the conditions under which use of OER can drive a transformative educational agenda in schooling systems. At St Peter’s College ...
    • Open Educational Resources (OER) Guide for Students in Post-Secondary and Higher Education 

      Hoosen, Sarah; Moore, Derek; Butcher, Neil (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-03)
      This guide provides an introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER) for students in post-secondary and higher education. It is aimed at helping you, as students, to explore the value of good quality OER, and provides ...
    • Survey on Governments’ Open Educational Resources (OER) Policies 

      Hoosen, Sarah (Commonwealth of Learning (COL)United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), 2012)
      As part of their joint project Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally, UNESCO and the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) invited all governments to provide information about their policies ...