OER Degrees

Universities in Australia, Canada and New Zealand are hoping to achieve "a quantum shift" in open educational resources (OERs) by launching an "OER university". A group of universities plans to draw together existing free online learning materials from around the world and develop new OERs to create whole degree programmes…

Opposition grows to subject centre cuts as Germany cribs key lessons

MPs and sector unite to pressurise HEA as model is replicated overseas. Rebecca Attwood reports The Higher Education Academy is coming under mounting pressure to reconsider its decision to scrap its network of discipline-specific teaching support centres. A petition against the plan has gathered more than 1,000 signatures, while 15…