Call for Nominations: Open Education Awards for Excellence

Die Open Education Awards for Excellence bieten jährliche Anerkennung für herausragende Beiträge in Open Education Community. Die Auszeichnugen aller Kategorien werden im Rahmen der Open Education Global Conference vorgestellt. Bis 31. Mai 2019 können noch Nominierungen für die Awards eingereicht werden.


The Open Education Awards for Excellence provide annual recognition to outstanding contributions in the Open Education community. Award categories are reviewed each year to make sure they are current, relevant and reflect the emerging innovations in the Open Education movement. New categories include other areas of openness that clearly impact and support the Open Education movement through their own Open practices.

The awards are presented each year at the Open Education Global Conference. One award is granted in each category.

Individual Awards

Individual awards are special merit awards presented to individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to advance openness in education. These awards recognize career achievements in two categories, Leadership & Practitioner.

  • Leadership Award for Excellence
  • Practitioner Award for Excellence

Student Award

This award honors the outstanding endeavors of a student who has benefited academically from the use of open educational resources (OER). The award is presented to the student whose achievements may inspire others to pursue degree programs that utilize open resources and/or someone who played a prominent role in advocating successfully for the promotion and advancement of OER and open education.

  • Student must submit a 3-5 minute video describing in what context (degree, certificate, course) the open educational resources are being used and how it benefited their educational goal.
  • Nomination must include a letter of support from someone that can attest to the use of OER such as a faculty member or an academic advisor. Family members may not submit a letter of support.

Resources, Tools & Practices Awards

Resources, Tools and Practices awards celebrate outstanding Open Education initiatives. Other areas of Openness are included fostering the close relationship and wide variety of innovative Open initiatives being developed around the world. These awards recognize contributions in ten categories:

  • Open Educational Resources (OER)
  • Open Research
  • Open Innovation
  • Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) for Education
  • OER Curation/ Librarianship
  • Open Pedagogy
  • Open Policy
  • Open Culture
  • Open Science
  • Open Collaboration


March 18: Call for nominations opens
May 31: Call for nominations closes
June 01 – July 12: OE Awards Committee reviewing process
July 15 – Aug 30: Contact and engage with winners
September: Winners announced online
November 26-28: Winners presented during OE Global 2019




Inhalte / Themen

  • Open Educational Resources

Art des Termins

  • Call


  • Präsenzveranstaltung