Open Education

Goal: universal access to K-12 and Higher Education resources

Premise: Education without borders. An online community should maintain a global core curriculum accessible by anyone anywhere. This core curriculum can augment existing educational infrastructure in rich countries while making up for deficiency of trained educators in poor countries.

How: wikipedia for educational resources

Any Subject Matter Expert (SME) can build a curriculum

The curriculum will be:

Reviewed by peers (=fellow SMEs)

Scored by users

Updated by the community (of SMEs and users)

Dynamic Problem Assignment (DPA) framework

Khan Academy and Curriki have similar initiatives.

Related posts:

http://opensource.com/education/13/4/guide-open-source-education

http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/poverty-matters/2011/dec/02/africa-significant-progress-mdgs

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