Education Network

APEC’s HRDWG Openly Licenses Wiki

Jane Park, October 28th, 2008

APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation)’s Human Resources Development Working Group (HRDWG) has released all their wiki content under CC BY-NC-SA, including their Education Network (EDNET). EDNET is the hub of APEC’s education activities in the pacific rim. Its goal is “to foster strong and vibrant learning systems across APEC member economies, promote education for all, and strengthen the role of education in promoting social, individual, economic and sustainable development.” The priority areas of EDNET are 

  • Mathematics
  • Career and Technical Education
  • Learning Each Other’s Languages
  • ICT and Systemic Reform
EDNET offers myriad education projects in these areas, including Classroom Innovations through Lesson Study in Mathematics which offers lessons and videos taught in Japan, Singapore, and Vietnam. HRDWG’s overall mission is “to share knowledge, experience, and skills to strengthen human resource development and promote sustainable economic growth.” Other HRDWG networks are the Capacity Building Network (CBN) and the Labor and Social Protection Network (LSPN), both wikis of which are also licensed CC BY-NC-SA.
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