Via Scoop.itA New Society, a new education!

On 6th and 7th March 2012, the University of Leicester will be running a series of three webinars entitled «Enabling universal access to higher education via openness and collaboration?» to celebrate Open Education Week.   Confirmed speakers include Jim Taylor (University of Southern Queensland), Grainne Conole (University of Leicester), George Siemens (Athabasca University), Martin Weller and Patrick McAndrew (Open University UK), Sandra Wills (Wollongong University) and Vasi Doncheva (Northtec Polytechnic New Zealand).   The series is jointly hosted by the TOUCANS and ELKS projects at the Beyond Distance Research Alliance, in partnership with the Open University’s SCORE Programme and HEFCE.   This is a great opportunity to hear some of the best informed and most inspiring speakers in the field of open education.    For more information and registration, please go to    Please come and join the discussion – it’s open to all! And please tweet/ forward/ share this link 🙂