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LangOER recommendations to the EU commission

Thank you in advance sharing your expert opinion on the LangOER recommendations level one "EU commission" Below you are invited to do 4 things:

1) Add a "pro" argument:
- to the recommendation(s) that are/is crucial to support the teaching and learning of and in lesser used / regional & minority languages in Europe and consequently inclusion and quality education for all?

2) Add a "con" argument:
- to the recommendation(s) you disagree with and explain why
- to the recommendation that you feel are not self-explicatory and/or would need to be presented differently to convince and explain how (what should by specified)?

3) Add a new idea to share a recommendation, you would like to see included.

4) Vote for the recommendations you support by clicking on the "Vote" box on the right of the respective line.

The tool asks for your name for the steps, please add so to allow us an overview on the group of experts sharing their opinion.

Pros and cons
1.3 Organise calls for proposals with action lines addressing specific issues highlighted in the recommendations including research that provides evidence on OER impact and benefits.
by LangOER team

Elina, Astrid Leeb, Susanne and 1 more

1.1 Revitalise the commitment to OER that it expressed in Opening Up Education, with a particular focus on OER in LUL as a means of maintaining cultural and linguistic diversity.
by LangOER team
Absolutely. The Commission seem to neglect this priority, or to consider it as secondary.
Member states made a commitment to promote social integration through fostering inclusive soci... more
by Marit Bijlsma
Christer Gundersen
Marit Bijlsma
1.6 Support R&D on translation from English and other world languages to LUL.
by LangOER team
It is hard to understand why there are not simple EC funding instruments to make this happen!
I see translation, contextualisation and localisation rather as hands-on activity (rather than R&... more
by Anne-Christin Tannhäuser
Rather, facilitate / finance crowdsourcing platforms where communities themselves can translate m... more
by Marit Bijlsma
Jim Ayre
1.4 Facilitate support and knowledge sharing for cross-country and global initiatives.
by LangOER team
More specific: Organize cooperation workshops between RML educational stakeholders + majority lan... more
by Anne-Christin Tannhäuser
1.2 Organise pan-European peer learning opportunities for governmental decision makers on the recommendations.
by LangOER team
1.5 Have dialogue with quality assurance agencies (ENQA etc.) on OER, their role and responsibility related to OER.
by LangOER team
I think it is also important to find ways to directly fund teachers as well as agencies involved ... more
by Jim Ayre
it may be that a quality assurance agency may not be the most suited body to do QA. There are sev... more




Tue, Feb 20, 2018