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Technical Certification criteria of the educational content of the OSR repository


Guidelines for the OSR content certification

The OSR content was reviewed by the OSR quality team consisting of partners from the OSR consortium, according to the following certification guidelines:

Certification criteria
Certification guidelines
Open educational resources (OER) Educational pathways (EP)
Metadata The Metadata attached to the resource is complete and it describes the resource appropriately The Metadata attached to the EP is complete and it describes the resource appropriately
Relevance OER content needs to be relevant with the topic of the OER. Educational pathways content should be relevant to the corresponding OSR and its domain.  EPs need to be have all the phases filled in.
Links All links in OER are functioning and relevant All links in EPs are functioning and relevant.
Semantics The titles and descriptions of the OER are meaningful in rtelation to the content The titles and descriptions of educational pathways are meaningful in relation to the content.
Spam filtering OER should not contain any obvious spam words or inappropriate material. EPs should not contain any obvious spam words or inappropriate material.


These guidelines represent the content certification guidelines for the reviewed content for the duration of OSR project. The criteria can be changed by the administrator of the portal in the future. The certification of the content concerns the technical aspects of the content. Contributors of OERs and EPs are responsible themselves for the content they provide with regards to the scientific quality.

The quality team in 2009-2012 included the following organizations (in parentheses the languages they were responsible for):

Ellinogermaniki Agogi (Greek, English), Palace of Miracles (Hungarian), HEUREKA (Finnish), University of Jyväskylä (Finnish), Eugenides Foundation (Greek), National Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo Da Vinci (Italian), Pavilion of Knowledge - Ciencia Viva (Portugese), Bundesministerium fur Unterricht, Kunst und Kultur (German).