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Introducing the OSSI-ED Awards - Open Source Software In Education 2021

May 10, 2021
The OSSI-ED awards are international, inclusive marks of recognition organized by the Apereo Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to developing and sustaining innovative open-source software for education.  Deadline: 1st June 2021

Make a date with the “Next Normal” for Global Higher Education

May 6, 2021
Registration now available! Open Apereo 2021 June 7th to 9th 2021 – entirely online Early Bird Pricing ends May 26th.

Open Source Success Is About The People

May 3, 2021
Jim Helwig reviews an article from Opensource.com, What motivates open source software contributors? 

2021 Apereo Fellows: Call for Nominations

May 3, 2021
Deadline: Friday, 14 May 2021, 23:59 UTC.

2021 Apereo Foundation Board Election Timeline

March 30, 2021
This year, there will be elections for four (4) elected Board members, and an election for an individual member representative. Nominations close Monday, May 3, 2021.

Apereo's Executive Director, Ian Dolphin, Announces Intention to Retire

March 10, 2021
Our Executive Director, Ian Dolphin, has announced his intentions to retire at the end of June 2021.

A New International Collaboration between AXIES and Apereo Starts Today

March 3, 2021
AXIES and Apereo Foundation have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding that sets out a new cooperative framework. The MoU aims to develop a closer practical working relationship between AXIES in Japan and the Apereo Foundation, a global provider of open source solutions for higher education.

Open Source for Education: Open Apereo 2021 – June 7th and 8th – Hold the Dates!

February 8, 2021
The core of Open Apereo 2021 will take place online on June 7th and 8th, between 1400 and 1800 UTC (0900 and 1300 US Eastern). Interactive keynotes will be timed for the broadest possible timezone accessibility. We’ll be adding workshops and other events around these dates and times.

Karuta 3.0 Story: Building an attractive Pandemic ePortfolio

January 27, 2021
Designed using the new and very flexible Karuta 3.0 environment, the Pandemic ePortfolio provides a safe space to help students connect the dots, make sense of their unusual experiences, assume ownership of their learning, and prepare for the future.

Karuta 3.0 Story: Building an attractive Pandemic ePortfolio

January 27, 2021
Pandemic ePortfolio provides a safe space to help students connect the dots, make sense of their unusual experiences, assume ownership of their learning, and prepare for the future.

Open Apereo 2020 Videos: Software Community Update - ELMS:LN

January 11, 2021
Bryan Ollendyke provides a status update on ELMS:LN including background, current priorities and future plans.

Xerte21 Conference

January 11, 2021
Xerte21 Conference will take place online March 17 and 18, 2021.

Opencast & Pandemic Response: 20,000 recordings at UP Valencia in the last 3 months

December 21, 2020
As part of the pandemic response plan Universitat Politècnica de València decided to use a weekly 50% attendance system, in which half of the students attend physically each week while the next one they do remote learning.

The Apereo Foundation agrees to memorandum of understanding with AXIES

December 21, 2020
The Apereo Foundation has agreed to a memorandum of understanding with AXIES (Academic eXchange for Information Environment and Strategy), an approximate analogue of EDUCAUSE in Japan.

Open Apereo 2020 Videos: Software Community Update - OAE

December 16, 2020
  Miguel Laginha provides a status update on OAE including background, current priorities and future plans.

Open Apereo 2020 Videos: Software Community Update - Sakai

December 16, 2020
Wilma Hodges is the Director of Training and eLearning Initiatives at Longsight, an Apereo Fellow, and the Sakai PMC Community Coordinator provides insights on what is new and up and coming for the Sakai LMS and community of users.

Open Apereo 2020 Videos: Software Community Update - OnTask

December 2, 2020
Abelardo Pardo provides a status update on OnTask including background, current priorities and future plans.

Open Apereo 2020 Videos: Software Community Update - Shuhari

November 30, 2020
Steve Cody provides a status update on Shuhari including background, current priorities and future plans.

Open Apereo 2020 Videos: Software Community Update - Tsugi

November 18, 2020
Charles Severence provides a status update on Tsugi including background, current priorities and future plans.

Open Apereo 2020 Videos: Software Community Update - Xerte

November 11, 2020
Inge Donkervoort provides a status update on Xerte including background, current priorities and future plans.

Open Apereo 2020 Videos: Software Community Update - openEQUELLA

November 2, 2020
Presented by: Chris Beach Chris Beach provides a status update on openEQUELLA including background, current priorities and future plans.

Open Apereo 2020 Videos: Software Community Update - Karuta

November 2, 2020
Presented by: Jacques Raynauld and Janice Smith Community members provide a status update on Karuta including background, current priorities and future plans.

Open Apereo 2020 Videos: Software Community Update - uPortal

October 23, 2020
Presented by: Jim Helwig, Benito Gonzalez, Julien Gribonvald, and Laura McCord Presenters provide a status update on uPortal including background, current priorities and future plans.

Apereo Board Candidates 2020

October 23, 2020
The Apereo Foundation holds annual elections for open positions on its Board of Directors. The duties and responsibilities of board members, together with rules governing their election are set out in Article 5 of the Apereo by-laws.  The following candidates have been nominated for membership of the Apereo Foundation Board of Directors in the 2020 Board elections. Proxy ballot papers with voting instructions will be with member organizations during the week commencing October 26th. Voting will take place at the Apereo Annual General Meeting on November 16th at 1600 UTC.