This page lists organisation hosting online courses and Open Educational Resources (OER). 

Platforms & Courses

Digital Education with Cultural Heritage The course is aimed teachers and non-formal educators like museum educators, librarians, archivists or curators. The aim of the course is to increase digital cultural data as a trusted primary source in education and empower educators to use digital technologies. (Starts March 2021 enrolment open)

Europeana Schoolnet Academy offers a wide range of online courses covering many subjects and pedagogical concepts. 

Khan Academy is an American non-profit educational organization and platform with the goal of creating a set of online tools to help educate students. The organisation produces short vs supplementary practice exercises and materials for educators. All resources are free to use, 

MOOCS  This is a list of of 1500 free online courses from around the globe compiled by Open Culture . If you require accreditation then there is usually a fee.

Oak National Academy an online curriculum  developed by teachers in the UK created to provide support during the Covid-19 pandemic. Video lessons are free to download adapt and share under Oak’s Terms.

OER Project thematic courses courses for students make sense of the world by connecting the past to the present with an eye toward the future. Everything is free, online, and totally adaptable. School/teacher registration required.

Open Learn Free University level courses from the Open University with some content (indicated as appropriate) that is CC Licenced. (CC BY NC SA)

P2PU  Peer 2 Peer University is a non-profit online open learning community which allows users to organize and participate in courses and study groups to learn about specific topics. 

SmartHistory is a free resource for the study of art history created by art historians Beth Harris and Steven Zucker. SmartHistory is an independent not-for-profit organization and an official partner with Khan Academy for learning about art history online. It links directly to Steven’s SmartHistory Images for Teaching and Learning on Flickr. (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

Teaching with Europeana The Teaching with Europeana blog is an initiative created to encourage teachers to share their experience in incorporating Europeana resources in their teaching and learning.

Learning Design and Activities

Historiana offers free historical content, ready to use learning activities, and innovative digital tools such as this  e-learning designer made by and for history educators across Europe.

The Smithsonian Learning Lab enables researchers, enthusiasts, artists, teachers and learners of all ages to explore their interests and excite their curiosity from over a million of the Smithsonian's digital assets. These include images, videos, audio recordings, texts, webpages, and more than 2,000 learning materials, such as lesson plans.

Open Educational Resources

OER Commons is a public digital library of open educational resources. Explore, create and collaborate with educators around the world to improve curricula. 

Creating Open Educational Resources a free online course from the Open University that will help one to write a learning course and provide links to various resources for open-learning materials.

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