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Nov. 8, 2013 by Benjamin Balder Bach
khan academy open access open content English

FAIR is happy to see the progress of the newly found Foundation for Learning Equality recently showcased in BBC Future (3:46).

First of all, their invention and on-going open source project KA Lite has meant availability of vast educational video materials and the potential of an online classroom environment in an otherwise offline ICT centre.

The vision is almost identical to FAIR's vision in Malawi, where centres apart from …

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April 10, 2012 by Benjamin Balder Bach
open access open content world bank Danish English

Great news for people who are interested in social sciences, development, and free and open research: The World Bank is promising to open up its vast resources and make them freely available for the benefit of everyone.

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2012 - The World Bank today announced that it will implement a new Open Access policy for its research outputs and knowledge products, effective July 1, 2012. The new policy …

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Nov. 16, 2011 by Benjamin Balder Bach
libre knowledge open access open content English

FAIR is working to provide a huge collection of Libre Knowledge, ie. knowledge that is shared freely and for free. Also known under terms such as Open Access, Open Content or Creative Commons.

But because Internet access is still problematic to give to schools with >1,000 students, we have opted for local area networks. We have the equipment (cables, switches) to provide this and to provide a reasonable server. And …

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