Werner Westermann

Werner Westermann Juárez works for the Civic Education Program at the Library of National Congress of Chile since 2015. He is a History, Geography and Social Sciences Teacher and Bachelor Graduate in History from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Mr Westermann has over 25 years of work experience in digital technology-enabled education and training in national (Ministry of Education), higher education (Red Universitaria Nacional REUNA), international agencies (ECLAC-UN) and civil society institutions. Researcher on OER adoption and impact, and contributes to Research on Open Educational Resources for Development. Co-writer of the Cape Town Open Education Declaration.  OER World Map national coordinator for Chile and a member of Open Education Consortium’s Latin America Regional Node (OE LATAM).  ICT-Education consultant for UNESCO, Jury member for the UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of ICT in Education. Founded and coordinated community-based initiatives such as Moodlemoot Chile and Sugar Labs Chile. Director at the Institute of Open Education, at the Open University of Recoleta.