Viet Nam develops open educational resources for higher education
VGP - Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha signed Decision 117/QD-TTg, dated September 25, 2023 approving a program to develop open educational resources for higher education.
The program targets to build a portal of open educational resources, provide learning, teaching, and research materials for learners, officials, lecturers of higher education institutions, and those who need to update higher education knowledge.
By 2026, over 40 percent of higher education institutions in the country will participate in building and developing open educational resources. Over 20 percent of higher education majors have textbooks, teaching, and learning materials posted on the portal. Over 300 textbooks, teaching, and learning materials in higher education will be posted to the portal.
The program also targets to have at least 50 percent of higher education institutions access and use the resources, and over 50 percent of officials and lecturers of higher education institutions access and use the resources for their teaching and research.
In addition, over 50 percent of learners studying in higher education institutions will access and use the resources for their learning and research.
The program also sets the task of completing the system of legal documents regulating the development, exploitation, and use of open educational resources.
Educational institutions in Vet Nam are encouraged to develop databases and connect them to the national portal on open educational resources./.