This paper provides an overview of the status of Open Education and Open Science for our global society in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic: It presents practices and uses cases from 12 countries and global regions on the challenges for formal education during the COVID-19 outbreak. A special focus is led on the potential solutions and examples of Open Education and Open Science in these regional use cases. Their analysis and comparison present insights about the developed strategies and implemented practices in the different regions worldwide. And their discussion offers opportunities and recommendations how Open Education and Open Science can innovate and improve formal education in schools, universities and lifelong learning during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as well as afterwards.
Full open access at: Stracke, C. M., Bozkurt, A., Burgos, D., Mason, J., Ossiannilsson, E., Sharma, R. C., Wan, M., Agbu, J.-F., Cangialosi, K., Conole, G., Cox, G., Nascimbeni, F., Nerantzi, C., Ramírez Montoya, M. S., Sgouropoulou, C., Shon, J. G., Boulet, P., Inamorato dos Santos, A., Downes, S., Farrow, R., Proudman, V., Varoglu, Z., Weller, M., Xiao, J., Santos-Hermosa, G., Karakaya, Ö., Truong, V., & Swiatek, C. (2021, September 27 – October, 1). Global study on Open Education and Open Science: Practices, use cases and potentials during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Open Education Global Conference 2021 (OE Global 2021, online). Université de Nantes, France. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5546182