The National Forum actively supports open education principles, practices and policies in Irish higher education, recognising that this requires support for individual open practice as well as a commitment to openness at programme, institutional and national levels.

All National Forum resources are openly licensed using a Creative Commons license (CC BY). Our open resources include a suite of professional development courses linked to the National Forum Professional Development Framework (see Open Courses). In addition, the National Forum requires that all resources arising from National Forum-funded projects be published openly and actively supports project teams in accomplishing this goal.

Below are links to all National Forum resources that support open licensing; the use of open educational resources (OER) and open educational practices (OEP); and the broader development of open capabilities across the sector. The most recently developed resource is Using OER and OEP for Teaching and Learning: