Following the international regional workshop in March-2013 on developing guidelines on quality assurance for OER, the final T.I.P.S. Guidelines is now published.

These guidelines will be very useful for prospective authors of OER. The publication is aimed at helping primary and secondary school teachers to create their own OER and share these with other teachers and their students.

The full list of QA criteria is available at:


The technical report after the Workshop is at:


The author Paul Kawachi thanks Ishan Abeywardena for his work on reusing OER to build a course – cited on TIPS page 11, as well as all the distinguished participants of the workshop.