Teachers in Africa are developing their classroom skills using educational resources supplied free on the internet...
Improving Girls’ Learning Outcomes
The Improving Girls’ Learning Outcomes project in Sierra Leone aims to create new role models for girls in schools...
Access Into Teaching
The Access Into Teaching project in Malawi offers young women a second chance at a teaching career.
Strengthening Human Resources for Health
The Strengthening Human Resources for Health project (HRH) in Ethiopia will train new healthcare management.
English in Action is a ground-breaking, technology enhanced development programme aiming to transform the English...
CREATE will deliver high-quality child rights education for professionals, helping to protect children.
The TESS-India (Teacher Education through School-based Support in India) project is working alongside the Indian...
Managing water resources sustainably
Both South Africa and China are facing enormous challenges in water scarcity and management. Institutionalising...
Conservation of South Africa's fynbos plants
Scientists are investigating how pressure on water resources impacts on the Western Cape’s unique 'fine bush'...
Access to free educational resources: OpenLearn
When the Open University made learning resources available free online, nowhere did it open up more educational...
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