Open Education Week

An annual celebration, Open Education Week (OE Week) is an opportunity for actively sharing and learning about the latest achievements in Open Education worldwide.

Open Education Week was launched in 2012 by Open Education Global as a collaborative, community-built open forum. Every year OE Week raises awareness and highlights innovative open education successes worldwide. OE Week provides practitioners, educators, and students with an opportunity to build a greater understanding of open educational practices and be inspired by the wonderful work being developed by the community around the world.

We look forward to receiving your contributions to OE Week 2022. To ensure your contribution is featured during Open Education Week, please complete the submission form by February 28th, 2022.

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Be part of OE Week 2022!


If you are interested in hosting an OE Week event or sharing an Open Education asset you have created, you will have questions. Look at our Frequently Asked Questions to find out more.

Promotional Kit

You can use the promotional kit to help customize your event.

How to Participate

Institutions, organizations, and individuals from around the world committed to the ideals of Open Education are welcome to join, engage and contribute to Open Education Week. Participation is free and open to all.

Ways to Contribute

There are many ways to participate in Open Education Week, you may:

Host your own activity or event

Share your favorite open assets

Engage in conversation with fellow participants on OEG Connect

Attend one or more of the activities being organized by others

Help promote #OEWeek in your community and social networks.


Find below some suggestions on how to be part of the Open Education Week, but you are welcome to create and share your own ideas. We welcome all types of contributions that will help us highlight the diverse and dynamic world of Open Education.

Anytime activities

We encourage contributions that extend beyond webinars and online live presentations. Try something different and creative that promotes collaboration and networking participation during the week

Live events

Consider hosting one or more of the following real-time activities and have them featured on the OE Week schedule.

Open Assets

Add to the OE Week Library by sharing and highlighting your favorite open assets. These may be: OER, open courses, open textbook, open tools, research, open practices, open projects/initiatives. 

OE Global Connect

Visit the OE Week space in OE Global Connect to engage with fellow participants during the week.  You may share and discuss the highlights of activities you are participating in and even create and lead your own conversations on topics of your interest. 

Attend & participate

Everyone is welcome! Join, participate and engage in any of the Open Education Week activities. Participation is free and open to all.


Contribute by helping us get the word out about Open Education Week in your local networks and local media. Use the hashtag #OEWeek in social media, so we can find and amplify your messages.

Follow #OEWeek on social media to get updates!

OE Global Connect

Don’t forget, you may use OE Global Connect to build and support your asynchronous activities.

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