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An overview of the Open Scotland initiative presented at the Jisc RSc Scotland Open Education Joint Forum, in Edinburgh on the 26th of November 2013

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  • 1. Open Scotland: Opening up education in Scotland Lorna M. Campbell & Joe Wilson

2. What is Cetis?Centre for Education Technology, Interoperability andStandards http://www.cetis.ac.uk/A national UK technology advisory centre providing strategic, technical and pedagogical advice on educational technology and standards to funding bodies, standards agencies, government, institutions and commercial partners.Open Education, RSC Joint Forum, November 2013. 3. Open Scotland Open Scotland is an initiative that aims to raise awareness of open education and explore the potential of open policy and practice to benefit all sectors of Scottish education.Open Education, RSC Joint Forum, November 2013. 4. Open ScotlandOpen Education, RSC Joint Forum, November 2013. 5. Scottish Open Education Developments Edinburgh Napier Universitys 3E Framework Glasgow Caledonian University Librarys OER Guidelines University of Edinburghs MOOCs Re:Source FE OER Repository Curriculum for Excellence Open Badges for Scottish Education Group Wikimedian in residence at National Library of Scotland Learner Journey ProjectSmarter Scotland Strategic ObjectiveOpen Education, RSC Joint Forum, November 2013. 6. Open Scotland SummitBrought together seniormanagers, policy makers and key thinkers to explore the development of open education policy and practice in Scotland.National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, June 2013.Open Education, RSC Joint Forum, November 2013. 7. Open Scotland Participants Scottish Government Scottish Qualifications Authority Education Scotland Scottish Funding Council Quality Assurance Agency College Development Network National Library of Scotland Open Education, RSC Joint Forum, November 2013.Universities of Edinburgh, Dundee, Heriot Watt, UHI, Glasgow Caledonian. Jisc Jorum Jisc RSC Scotland Jisc RSC Cymru OSS Watch Nordic Open Education Alliance Creative Commons POERUP Project 8. Open Scotland Keynote Open Education: The Businessand Policy Case for OER by Dr Cable Green, Creative Commons, Director ofGlobal Learning.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AjG8T1xbhEo Martin Hawksey Open Education, RSC Joint Forum, November 2013. 9. How can openness help to address strategic priorities and challenges? Academic publishingOER and licence restrictions Joining up open practice Quality assuranceLearners as co-creators Change management Preparing F/HE for Curriculum for ExcellenceFE funding cutsOpen Education, RSC Joint Forum, November 2013. 10. How can openness help to address strategic priorities and challenges? Can openness address the governments Big Ticket strategic agendas? Open Education, RSC Joint Forum, November 2013.Post-16 education. Knowledge transfer. Curriculum change. School college university articulation. 11. An Open Declaration for Scotland?Open Education, RSC Joint Forum, November 2013. UNESCO 12. Open Scotland Actions Action 1 Establish working group, similar to the Nordic countries, to stimulate open education research and inform future Government white papers. Action 2 Learn from nations that are further ahead of Scotland in promoting the open agenda. Work with the other devolved nations in the UK. Action 3 Use the working group to focus on key Government priorities and agendas, e.g. learner journeys, articulation, work based learning, knowledge transfer.Open Education, RSC Joint Forum, November 2013. 13. Open Scotland Deliverables Key Deliverable 1 - Position paper providing evidence of the benefits of openness with examples of how these can impact on Government priorities. Key Deliverable 2 - A Scottish Open Learning Declaration. Key Deliverable 3 - Government policy on open education. This will require stakeholder groups to state how they will engage with and contribute to the implementation of the policy.Open Education, RSC Joint Forum, November 2013. 14. Open Scotland Blog http://openscot.wordpress.comOpen Education, RSC Joint Forum, November 2013. 15. The opposite of open is not closed, the opposite of open is broken. Cable Green Director of Global Learning, Creative CommonsOpen Education, RSC Joint Forum, November 2013. 16. LicenceOpen Scotland: Policies and strategies for opening up education in Scotland by Lorna M Campbell, lorna.m.campbell@icloud.comof Cetis http://www.cetis.ac.uk is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/