UNESCO, “2012 Paris OER Declaration”

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The Paris Declaration is a product of the World Open Educational Resource Congress, and the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), that took place in Paris, France, on June 20-22, 2012.

Key Points

The Declaration builds upon several United Nations and UNESCO declarations and conventions concerning education as a universally human right and the promotion of multilingual and multicultural materials.

The Paris Declaration states:

Discussion Questions 

  1. What progress has been made on the 10 recommendations since the Paris Declaration?
  2. Are any of the recommendations obsolete? Which ones, and why?
  3. Have any of the recommendations been fulfilled? Which ones, and why?
  4. Do any recommendations need to be updated, adjusted, or strengthened? Which ones, and why?
  5. Is anything missing from the list? What would you add to it?

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