Unisa Open Educational Resources (OERs)

African & SA OER initiatives

African OER initiatives

This section highlights OER on the African continent. There are far fewer OER based in Africa, than what is found internationally. This section only relates to resources found in Africa, excluding South Africa which is dealt with later. This section will list some of the OER based in Africa, followed by a section highlighting some of the African-based Free and Open-Source Software (FOSS) associations and organisations based in Africa.

  • Higher Education Institutions involved in OER
  • OER Africa Projects
  • OER initiatives
  • Free and Open-Source Software

South African OER initiatives

Although use of OER takes place in South Africa, there are still few contributors to OER from South Africa. Some South African institutions have already been mentioned as participants in OER Africa projects with the support of the South African Institute for Distance Education (SAIDE):

  • University of Cape Town
  • University of the Western Cape
  • University of the Free State
  • Free State School of Nursing
  • Central University of Technology

Other South African located OER are mentioned in the following section. This is followed by a section on Higher Education Institutions with Open Access Repositories in South Africa.

  • Higher Education Institutions contributing to OER
  • Higher Education Institutions with institutional repositories
  • Other OER
  • OER Research

Last modified: 2023/07/30