D4.5 Tools to support policy development


Open Policy Guidelines

The purpose of these guidelines is to provide an overview of the ‘decision points’ that need to be taken into account when developing, implementing or improving Open Policy at (HE) institutions. Depending on your role in your institution, the current state of your open initiative, and your goals, you might use this set of guidelines differently. 

Download the handout


Below are two videos.

Importance of policies on OER and Open Education by Robert Schuwer

Robert Schuwer is Lector (Associate Professor) Open Educational Resources at Fontys Hogescholen and Associate Professor at Open Universiteit Netherlands.

Why Open Education by Arno Smets

Arno Smets is associate professor at the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands in the Photovoltaic Material and Devices group. He was the instructor of the first DelftX mooc on Solar Energy. More than 50,000 students enrolled in this course.



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