Promotes and supporting the creation, discovery, exchange, and (re)use of Open Educational Resources (OER) and practices. It is open to regional and local education authorities and private for-profit and non-profit organizations that wish to utilise LRE services and take advantage of available benefits. Members participate in European and international projects investigating the impact and best practices of OERs.
To foster networking opportunities, the LRE Subcommittee collaborates closely with EdReNe, a network of European repository nodes and stakeholders dedicated to the development of recommendations and exchange of expertise. Together these two networks participate in face-to-face meetings and online seminars which provide opportunities for members to keep up-to-date on the latest developments in the field and learn about new and ongoing initiatives across Europe.
LRE Directories of Open Educational Repositories and Open Educational Resources with more than 330,000 international OERs. LRE members rely on the LRE infrastructure to build collections of new, high quality OERs from other providers across the world to complement their own national content offerings.
Membership is open to all organizations interested in taking advantage of the LRE network, the LRE infrastructure, and the expertise it has developed around the discovery and exchange of Open Educational Resources for K-12 education. This includes Ministries of Education, regional authorities, and other profit and non-profit educational organizations.
LRE members participate in the planning and activities of the Educational Repositories Network (EdReNe) and network with relevant departments from European MoEs.
Member have exclusive access to LRE Directories of Open Educational Repositories and multilingual Open Educational Resources with curated and enriched metadata.
Coordinated by EUN, members take active roles in EC- and industry- funded projects exploring themes formulating strategies on digital educational content and content-based services.
From start to finish the process should take no more than 4-6 weeks (depending on the availability of voting members).