El Salvador

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El Salvador (Spanish: República de El Salvador) is the smallest and the most densely populated country in Central America. The country's capital city and largest city is San Salvador; Santa Ana and San Miguel are also important cultural and commercial centers in the country as well as Central America. El Salvador borders the Pacific Ocean on the south, and the countries of Guatemala to the west and Honduras to the north and east. Its easternmost region lies on the coast of the Gulf of Fonseca, opposite Nicaragua. As of 2009, El Salvador had a population of approximately 5,744,113 people, composed predominantly of Mestizos.

Further information

For further general information see Wikipedia:El Salvador.

Education in El Salvador

For a general description of education in El Salvador see Education:El Salvador.


For a description more focussed to e-learning see E-learning:El Salvador.

Quality procedures

Internet in El Salvador

Internet in Education

Copyright law in El Salvador

Copyright law in Education

OER Initiatives in El Salvador

There are some small scale open access initiatives reported by UNESCO (http://www.unesco.org/new/en/communication-and-information/portals-and-platforms/goap/access-by-region/latin-america-and-the-caribbean/el-salvador/).

National OER initiatives

Regional OER initiatives

Institutional OER initiatives

The Techological University of El Salvador is a fellow member of an international project called OportUnidad. Institutions from Latin America and the European Union participate in this project, which seeks to create a common ground in higher education by increasing the use of open educational resources (OERs) and practices (OEPs). OportUnidad started in January 2012 and ends in June 2014.



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