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Tuesday, April 22, 2008

University of Cape Town signs open ed. statement

Eve Gray, UCT signs the Cape Town Declaration, Gray Area, April 14, 2008.
The University of Cape Town which is one of South Africa's leading research universities - last week became one of the few major universities worldwide to sign the Cape Town Declaration on Open Education (previously blogged here and here). The Declaration was signed by Deputy Vice-Chancellor Martin Hall, at a function in the Senate Room, hosted by the D-VC's office, the Centre for Higer Education Development and the Centre for Educational Technology and supported by the Shuttleworth Foundation. The motivation for the event came from the OpeningScholarship project ...