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OE Week 2023 – a fantastic celebration of Open Education!

During the week of March 6–10 there was a global explosion of open education activity and incredible events – there were 431 total contributions to OE Week 2023. Eleven years of OE Week, and this one was the best so far (but more on that later!). It was a fantastic community event.

Thank you to all those who contributed and participated, sharing their passion for Open Education during March.

OE Week 2023 in review

Everybody loves statistics, so here are some for Open Education Week 2023 – there were:

  • 174 freely licensed education resources or assets were shared
  • 257 events were hosted in
  • 38 countries and in
  • 18 languages!
  • 34% of all contributions were shared by 51 OE Global Members (see their events here)
  • 12,621 participants are estimated to attend from 144 countries.
  • 3 webinars were hosted by CCCOER‘s executive council members.
  • 97 discussions were started in OEG Connect, which received 35,000 views from 12,245 OEG Connect registered users and 22,769 non-registered visitors.
  • 12 sessions of OE Week LIVE! held conversations with 45 open educators in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
  • 2 live OEG Voices sessions were recorded.
  • 2,662 Tweets were generated about OEWeek sharing 2,590 links to events and discussions.

If you were a contributor, don’t forget to claim your digital OEWeek badges!

Download the full infographic with all the statistics here. Design by Mario Badilla.

Relive the OE Week experience

Like all things open education, OEWeek never truly ends! Everything has been recorded and collated for you to access when needed.

Where are you on the map?

The distribution of events and resources submitted by OEWeek 2023 contributors (explore the details on the Awesome Table compiled by Alan Levine)

Reflections from Open Education Week contributors

The very best aspect of Open Education Week is that it is a week of celebration by open educators for open educators – below are some of the articles written by organizations and open educators around the world!

If you participated in #OEWeek23, you were part of a global celebration of open education in March. Thank you! See what other open educators got up to:

We’re open to your feedback!

On OEG Connect, you can chat with colleagues and discuss what is important to you. If you have more OE Week activities, information or successes to share, please let us know by clicking on the reply button below to share!