FundaOER, a brand new South African Open Educational Resources (OER) platform, was launched during the 4th Symposium on Teacher Education for Inclusive Teaching (2-4 July 2019). With funda meaning ‘to learn (study, read)’ in isiZulu, the aim of the platform is to provide a repository of OERs to advance teaching and learning in Initial Teacher Education and Continuing Professional Development in the South African context. Articles, factsheets, videos and other types of materials, covering different themes and phases are freely available on the platform, as it is open to be used by everyone.
Open Educational Resources
The platform has been designed to offer a wide collection of free and open resources to providers of both pre-service and in-service teachers. Different types of resources can be found on the platform, ranging from articles, factsheets, and guides to video materials, and covering different themes and phases. The materials can be used by educators for self-study and inspiration, and by in-service and pre-service providers as part of their training materials. When used appropriate acknowledgements should however be given.