EDUCAUSE recently published an article on seven things you need to know about Open Educational Resources. A nice reminder to highlight the importance of learning materials that are freely available for use, mixing and redistribution. This can include any educational material (textbooks, e-learning modules, course readers or other learning content).
For capacity building training institutes it might be useful to have access to these digital repositories. This blogpost sums up a series of important OER initiatives that can be consulted and where open educational resources can be downloaded for free.
Wikiedukator : turning the digital divide into digital dividens by given access to open content and networks
OER Africa : building Africa education openess through OER
Zunia Knowledge exchange : Open Educational Resources for development professionals
MIT Open Courseware : more than 1900 courses available in different disciplines
MERLOT : Multimedia educational resources for on-line learning and training.
Hewlett Foundation : open educational resources
Any other interesting initiatives that promote access to interesting digital open content, relevant in a development context ?