The Open Education Initiative is a partnership between the UNESCO Chair in Distance Education and Educadigital Institute. A joint effort to advance Open Education and OER as part of a digital rights agenda in Brazil and the region since 2008. Their work includes professional development, mentoring in educational policy, research. publications, resource production and repositories, as well as on-site and distance education.
Three recent highlights include an open course on OE/OER for over 300 higher education personnel, an OER Guidebook for policy makers and the “Open Education Policy Game”, a board game that support public and private institutions in the process of building and implementing open education policies based on an integrated vision of pedagogical, technical and legal challenges.