Spotlight on OER policy in the Global South: Case studies from the Research on Open Educational Resources for Development (ROER4D) project

<p>To understand how policies enable or constrain educators’ adoption of Open Educational Resources (OER) in South America, Sub-Saharan Africa and South and Southeast Asia, the Research on Open Educational Resources for Development (ROER4D) project undertook a meta-synthesis of seven ROER4D studies conducted in four countries – Colombia, South Africa, Afghanistan and Mongolia – to illustrate the varied influence that policy has on OER adoption in these diverse national contexts.</p> <p>This document - <em>Spotlight on OER policy in the Global South</em> - was prepared for the 2nd World OER Congress, held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, 18-20 September 2017.</p>