A repeat session of the first Consultative Group online meeting was held on Tuesday, 7 June for participants from Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, and North America.
The programme was similar in outline to the previous meeting held for Africa, the Arab States and Europe, but with contributions from:
- Zeynep Varogolu, Programme Specialist, Section for Reform, Innovation and Quality Assurance, Division of Higher Education, UNESCO
- Wayne Mackintosh, Director of the OER Foundation and Founder of WikiEducator
- Carl Holmberg, Secretary General, International Council for Open and Distance Education – ICDE
The total participation in the OPAL Consultative Group stands at approx. 50 representatives of institutions and high level organizations working with quality, OER and educational policy.
The meetings were convened by UNESCO and the European Foundation for Quality in E-Learning (EFQUEL), in order to raise awareness of and exchange and define good practices.