University of the Western Cape - OEC
The University of the Western Cape (UWC) is a South African university, alert to its African and international context, and committed to responding in critical and creative ways to the needs of a society in transition. Drawing on its proud experience in the liberation struggle, the university is aware of a distinctive academic role in helping build an equitable and dynamic society. UWC considers free and open educational resources the buildling blocks of a higher education environment in the global knowledge society and is the first African university to adopt a free/open content and courseware strategy. UWC is a key member of the African university network AVOIR, which develops free/open source software solutions, including tools to support open courseware based learning.
For details see http://freecourseware.uwc.ac.za
The initiative is headquartered in Cape Town, which is in South Africa, in the region of Western Cape.
The initiative is led by University of the Western Cape.
Latitude and longitude = 33° 56' 1" S, 18° 37' 41" E
ISCED levels = 5; 6
The initiative is of type OER
The hashtag is uwczaoec