2019 Fred Mulder Awards for Best Paper and Best Open Research

At the ceremony to celebrate the winners of the first edition of the GO-GN Awards in Delft last April, it was announced that from now on the awards will be known as the Fred Mulder Awards, in honour of Fred Mulder, founding father of GO-GN and a truly extraordinary man. And so it goes that… Read more »

Hear from our researchers

Interested in finding out more about GO-GN Global OER Graduate Network? Watch to hear more from members about what the network aims to achieve and the positive impact participation has had on their own PhD research in open education.   GO-GN PhD researchers are spread all over the world. Check this map to find out… Read more »

Sign reading 'Come in, we are open' in many languages


About GO-GN The Global OER Graduate network is a global network of PhD students involved in projects, policy development and implementation strategies on open educational resources (OER).  At the core of the network are doctoral students whose research projects include a focus on openness in education through, for example, OER, MOOC, open data, open licensing and… Read more »

  • St. Mary’s Basilica in Kraków, Poland

    Evening Kraków, GO-GN calling!

    Preparations are well under way for the fifth GO-GN seminar in Kraków on April 10th & 11th, just ahead of the Open Education Global Conference 2016. Nine PhD candidates have been funded to attend the seminar and present their research. The provisional schedule is shown below; as in previous years, most of our two days… Read more »

  • Webinar: Identifying Categories of OER Users

    As we launch our new series of ‘First Wednesday of Every Month’ webinars, you are all invited to join Martin Weller on April 6th at 16.00 GMT / 11.00 EST / 08.00 PST to discuss ‘Identifying categories of OER users’. The Open Educational Resource (OER) movement has been successful in developing a large, global community… Read more »

  • JRODel Call for Papers – Open and Special Issues

    A publication opportunity that may be of interest to GO-GN members is offered by African Virtual University in the form of a new journal (see the call below.)  Doctoral students are also likely to be interested in the ODeL framework as an approach to organising research inquiry. The newly launched Journal of Research in Open, Distance… Read more »

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    Hangout: Open Education 2015 Debrief

    If you weren’t able to make it to the Open Education 2015 conference last month then you might want to check out this review of the proceedings by the OER Hub team and other members of the GO-GN network.  You might also want to check out this Storify by David Wiley, which pulls together lots… Read more »

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    Webinar: OER as boundary objects – for dialogue between academia and society about food

    GO-GN member Anne Algers, who has recently completed her PhD, will be sharing her research during a webinar this Thursday December 10th at 16.00 GMT / 11.00 EST / 08.00 PST. Her presentation starts with a definition of boundaries, boundary crossing and boundary objects in relation to OER. She will continue with a discussion about 1)… Read more »

  • Open Research 2015

    (Reblogged from OER Research Hub) At the beginning of August I blogged about the return of our award winning open research course on P2PU’s School of Open this Fall. Well, I’m excited to announce that the course is now live and will run from Monday 14 September – Sunday 11 October 2015. Sign-up is now open so… Read more »

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