“Messaging and EdTech” by by Dr. Venkataraman Balajiwas originally published in the November 2016 issue of Connections, as part of the regular feature “Tech Trends”. Messaging is the most widely used application in networked communication, with billions of messages exchanged daily. For most people in the developing world, a mobile phone is the only network-connected … Read more
The regional workshops begin on the 9th of April The mission was to deliver training of trainer’s workshop or consultation and achieve the following outcomes: Define, understand and appreciate Technology Enabled Learning (TEL) Understand the basic operations of the COL Aptus device and apply skills in using the COL Aptus device for training, teaching and … Read more
Conference Theme : Sustainability and Resilience: Can Education Deliver? Hosted by Fijian Government
It certainly has been an active year with PACFOLD thanks to our friends, partners and collaborators who have provided trust, support and fellowship. This is a short look back with appreciation for 2017. PACIFIC OER TVET WORKSHOP “In line with country priorities to increase access to improved quality skills training, COL has been supporting the … Read more
I was motivated to write this post after reading the Journal of Open Flexible and Distance learning, article by Michael Paskevicius on ”Conceptual Open Educational Practices through the Lens of Constructive Alignment”, as a reflection of my thoughts on these magnificent developments in global Education. I have not tried to totally dissect the article as … Read more
Nine Pacific countries to be represented at Commonwealth of Learning workshop on open educational resources in Fiji The workshop will focus on the use of OER for skills development in the Pacific. 22 June 2017 – The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) welcomed participants from nine Pacific countries to a regional workshop on open educational resources … Read more
The University of the South Pacific once again leads by example as it organised an OER Institutional Policy development workshop. The workshop, which last for two days (May 25th and 26th), was organised by the Center for Flexible Learning (C.F.L.) in collaboration with the Commonwealth of Learning (COL). The aim of the workshop was to … Read more
This is a workshop organised by the Commonwealth of Learning on incorporating OER in course materials. The objective is to build capacity in the development of OER learning resources for skills training. There will be participants from ministries and institutions from 9 Pacific countries and it will be hosted by Pacific TAFE at USP.