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Announcing our first #OER19 keynote speaker: Kate Bowles @KateMfD

We are very excited to announce our first keynote speaker for the conference:

Kate Bowles (@KateMfD)

Kate Bowles is Associate Dean (International) in the Faculty of Law Humanities and Arts at the University of Wollongong Australia, and the former Head of Education Design at UOW. In her governance work, she focuses on the structural pressure placed on open pedagogy by higher education business practices, particularly those involving labour, design standards and quality assurance. She teaches and researches narrative as identity management in healthcare and higher education, and writes online at