[Linux-aus] Open Edge: Open Education Forum - Fri 9 October - SCEGGS, Darlinghurst NSW

Donna Benjamin donna at cc.com.au
Tue Sep 8 21:47:56 EST 2009

Hi All!

The program for the Open Edge forum is now online!


This one day forum will address questions and issues about 'open
education' in Australian schools. Open education refers to open
educational resources, and draws upon open technologies that facilitate
collaborative, flexible learning and the open sharing of teaching
practices that empower educators to benefit from the best ideas of their

The Open Edge Forum will bring together school leaders, practitioners
and policy makers to discuss strategies for fostering open education in
Australian schools. Understanding and embracing innovations like these
will be critical to the future of education in Australia.

Using online technologies, this workshop will be linked into other
similar events occurring around the globe. Hear what colleagues in the
US, UK and Portugal are doing in their schools using open education
initiatives. Presenters will outline current directions in Australia and
overseas concerning:

      * open content
      * open source software
      * open learning platforms
      * open licencing
      * open pedagogy
      * open standards
      * open networks

Registration is just $49 and you can register and pay online

donna benjamin               Open Edge: Open Education Forum
forum facilitator            SCEGGS Darlinghurst, NSW
http://open-edge.info        Friday 9th October 2009

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