Welcome to New Zealand's national Centre for Open Education Practice

Join the Centre as an affiliated partner today!

The national Centre for Open Education Practice (coep.nz) is a research, development, and practice collaboration providing leadership, networking, and support to higher education institutions and practitioners in Aotearoa New Zealand. It aims to accelerate the adoption of Open Educational Resources (OER) and Open Educational Practices (OEP) for the benefit of learners.

Individuals are invited to affiliate with the Centre - there is no cost for individuals to join as partners.

Organizations are required to join the OERu international partnership to affiliate with the Centre. The annual membership fee is USD4,000.  There is no cost for existing OERu partners.

The Centre welcomes participation from international members residing outside New Zealand.

Towards more sustainable education using OER

Thank you for your interest in the Centre for Open Education Practice. We look forward to your inputs in helping us accelerate the adoption of open education in New Zealand for the benefit of the learners we serve.

If you sign up on this page, we will send an email acknowledging your interest with a request to confirm your permission to list your affiliation on the coep.nz website. We will also send an invitation to join our discussion forum. For non-OERu partner organisations wishing to join the Centre, we will subscribe you to a sequence of four emails that will provide the information you need to make an informed decision about joining the OERu.

If you opt in to stay connected via our newsletter, we will send a separate email to confirm your subscription in accordance with our double-opt in system to verify your email address.