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  • Open EdTech is Not New
    There are many projects that fit the definition of Open Education Technology. Some of these are decades old, here are a few to get you started. Adapt Framework The Adapt Framework is an e-learning authoring tool designed to create responsive, HTML5-based e-learning content. It allows developers and instructional designers to build courses that are accessible and adapt dynamically to different screen sizes, making it easier to deploy learning modules across a range of devices. The framework is highly extensible, supporting … Read more
  • We are Officially an Association!
    We are thrilled to share some news. On June 8th, a milestone was achieved for our community – Open EdTech has officially become an incorporated Association Internationale Sans But Lucratif (AISBL), based in Belgium. Yes, we can now proudly announce that Open EdTech is a recognised association! Our official address is now: Open EdTech AISBL, 40 rue Washington, Ixelles 1050, Belgium This evolution reinforces our vision of creating a collaborative and transparent environment, where the possibilities for the future of … Read more
  • May Meeting Summary
    We had our general meeting this week! Thank you to everyone who came along, it was wonderful to catch up with all of you, and exciting to have a record turnout of nearly fifty people.  The most exciting piece of news shared in the meeting is that we have finally received our signature from the King’s office in Belgium! This is the penultimate step in a long process to become an official association. We have just one more form to … Read more
  • Thoughts about the impact of AI text on assessment
    There has been increasing alarm in the education community since the release of ChatGPT has made a Large Language Model (LLM) more accessible to the general public. However, GPT-2 and GPT-3 have been doing the same kind of things for some years, and even commercial services such as Writesonic based on these back ends have been around since October 2020. My current thoughts on the topic, as grist for the mill, are this: The writing that you get from these types of AI systems is amazing, yes, and … Read more
  • New Mastodon Instance
    We have started a Mastodon instance at and you’re welcome to join us!  Our main Open EdTech channel is at  Mastodon is an open-source, free software that allows users to run self-hosted social networking services. It has microblogging features similar to Twitter.  Each user is a part of a specific Mastodon instance (also known as a server), which functions as a federated social network and enables communication between users on various instances. Users have the freedom to choose a node whose policies … Read more
  • Launch Paper available
    The first version of our Open EdTech Launch Paper is now available to read! This paper presents an initial vision for a complete, global system of education technology to support quality education (for humans and AI) in every sector. It goes into detail on the need for Open EdTech and the mission of our association. We’d love your feedback and suggestions. Feel free to leave a comment directly in the doc, or share your thoughts in our chat rooms.
  • Open EdTech at MoodleMoot Global 2022
    The Open EdTech project is all about collaboratively designing the best Education technology we can imagine for the future, without too many constraints placed by what is possible now. To make this work we need to talk a lot, to listen a lot, and of course to make the time to for all this to happen. That’s why I’m happy so many people made the effort to take part in the Open EdTech workshop that took place on 28th September 2022 as part of the recent … Read more
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