/* Regional OER policies (in the Länder) */
=== Regional OER policies (in the Länder) ===
The initiatives in Germany about OER are mainly from institutions, non-profit teachers and staff from universities, there are not very many regional OER
North-Rhine Westphalia was the only federal state that had a [http://www.gew-online.de/dms_extern/download.php?id=231833 hearing] about supporting free learning and teaching material in Düsseldorf in 2013 in the Landtag. The pressure again came from the teachers and schools. The result was to support free teaching and learning material by the state. There are no policies in other German federal states ("Länder").