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.
USP, in conjunction with UNICEF and SIL are pleased to announce a workshop on making talking books. It will be held at USP on June 13/14th 2017 and registration is important due to limited places. This workshop is aimed at education officials and teachers who are interested in making Pacific Talking Books for children, but … Read more
OER for Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education: From Commitment to Action The 2nd World Open Educational Resources (OER) Congress is scheduled to be held in Ljubljana on 18–20 September 2017, hosted by the Government of Slovenia. This will mark five years since the World OER Congress was held in Paris in 2012. In the year … Read more
Open Online Course with (PACFOLD) Accessible version
Pacific Center for Flexible and Open Learning for Development (PACFOLD) is offering this free online course starting early May 2017.
This online course is supported by the University of the South Pacific and the Commonwealth of Learning. It is an exploration of tools and pedagogies for flexible and open learning and will be held between 9th May & 3rd July. It will cover topics such as:
- ICT in education
- Skills development
- Strategy discussion
- Open education resources
- Recognition for teachers & institutions
- Change management
Find out more on the flyer attached and register your interest to participate here.
Contact Matai Tagicaki ‘firstname.lastname@example.org’ for more information. Find out more about PACFOLD here.
Matuaileoo Environment Trust Inc. Matuaileoo Environment Trust Inc. Our History The Matuaileoo Environment Trust Inc. (METI) is a Charitable Trust incorporated under Part III (6) of the Charitable Trusts Act 1965, which was registered by the Registrar of Incorporated Societies of the Independent State of Samoa on 1 September 2000 under No. 86. All … Read more
Open Education Week is a celebration of the global Open Education Movement. Its goal is to raise awareness about the movement and its impact on teaching and learning worldwide. What is Open Education? Open education encompasses resources, tools and practices that employ a framework of open sharing to improve educational access and effectiveness worldwide. Open … Read more