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Netherlands: Support for open and online learning

The Ministry of Education has launched an incentive to investigate the contribution of open and online education to innovation in Dutch higher education. The scheme will be funded by the Government until 2019, with match funding to be provided by the participating institutions. The initiative is intended to stimulate cooperation within higher education, to enable evaluation of how open and online education work in the Dutch context, and to enhance the international reputation of higher education in a number of areas, such as the development of massive open online courses (MOOCs).

Stimuleringsregeling ‘Open en online onderwijs’ van start
Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, Netherlands

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