Cross Modal, Cross Cultural, Cross Lingual, Cross Domain, and Cross Site Global OER Network

Artificial Intelligence and Open Educational Resources


Workshop on Technologies for Open Educational Resources

This international workshop is part of the 3rd X5GON meeting - an EU funded project on Media Convergence, under H2020 Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies


2nd X5GON project meeting

Second X5GON meeting - EU funded project on Media Convergence, under H2020 Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies - Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)


2nd UNESO World Open Educational Resources (OER) Congress

OER for Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education: From Commitment to Action


Artificial Intelligence: Research, Technology and Business in OER

Let’s use machine learning to help advance everyones’ learning and career paths

Case Study

Osnabruck University platform: virtUOS

virtUOS is developing open-source automated lecture recording solutions as part of the Opencast community

Case Study

Universitat Politecnica de Valencia platform: PoliMedia

UPVx was created as the MOOC platform of UPV, with the aim of being a global platform with 20.000 video learning objects with Polimedia

Case Study

Knowledge 4 All Foundation platform: VideoLectures.Net

United Nations awarded platform with portfolio of 1081 events, 15210 authors, 20777 lectures, 23957 videos


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May 21, 2018

X5GON @ Open Education Global conference 2018

The X5GON project was present at the 2018 Open Education Global Conference,  where the world meets to discuss how opening education helps achieve universal access, equity, innovation and opportunity in education. We presented the design of our platform and attracted the interest of the edtech participants, and our policy work on the UNESCO Recommendation in OER.


April 21, 2018

X5GON contributing to global OER policy instrument

X5GON partners JSI and MIZS have been working with UNESCO Headquarters in preparing the UNESCO Recommendation in Open Educational Resources (OER). The draft was formunated with a group of open education experts from UNESCO, X5GON and other researchers and practitioners from all world regions. UNESCO now calls for advice and comments regarding the revision of the draft.

This Recommendation will be recognized globally in the 195 Member States of UNESCO and is created in order to help Member States to formulate and execute adequate policy frameworks also adressing the use of technologies in OER, to support international cooperation among researchers and encourage new entrants to OER. It builds on the Ljubljana OER Action Plan, a product of the 2nd World OER Congress where X5GON was co-hosting the satellite conference on Artificial Intelligence: Research, Technology and Business in OER.

Our project is at its core resaerch based, but it designs its technology roadmap in order to support this new educational policy which calls for new technologies in OER. Therefore we are inviting you to the online consultation process to contribute to the draft which is now open until 1 June 2018.

The text for revision is available for download in English and French.

April 13, 2018

Successful 2nd meeting in London

The 2nd meeting of the X5GON project took place from the 9th to 12th of April in Cumberland Lodge, near London. The consortium presented the work done in all workpackages as a team effort and hosted two of its advisory board members, TJ Bliss, Director of Development and Strategy at Wiki Education, and Pierre Dillenbourrg, Computer-Human Interaction Lab for Learning & Instruction at EPFL. Stay tuned!