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Nicaragua, officially the Republic of Nicaragua (Spanish: República de Nicaragua), is the largest country in the Central American isthmus, bordering Honduras to the north and Costa Rica to the south. The Pacific Ocean lies to the west, and the Caribbean Sea to the east. The capital city is Managua and the population is 6,071,045.

Further information

For further general information see Wikipedia:Nicaragua.

Education in Nicaragua

For a general description of education in Nicaragua see Education:Nicaragua.


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

Quality procedures

Internet in Nicaragua

Internet in Education

Copyright law in Nicaragua

Copyright law in Education

OER Initiatives in Nicaragua

UNESCO reports some activity in open access publishing (

National OER initiatives

Regional OER initiatives

Institutional OER initiatives

The Universidad Catolica Redemptoris Mater in Nicaragua 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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