Achieving impact in Africa through openness

The Open Learning Network (OLnet) project has produced a publication which focusses on the impact of open educational resources (OER) in Africa.  Written by Pauline Ngimwa (who recently achieved her PhD at the Open University), the report provides detailed analysis of the work of the six OLnet Teacher Education in Sub Saharan Africa (TESSA) fellows and reflects on important observations and lessons learnt that could inform future teaching initiatives.

Achieving impact in Africa through openness: OLnet-TESSA Fellowships

Achieving impact in Africa through openness: OLnet-TESSA Fellowships

The OLnet TESSA fellowship was aimed at enhancing the capacity of teachers interested in using OER to improve education in the region and this report reviews their experiences and outputs.  The six fellows involved were from Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria and Mauritius.

PDF versions of the report are available to download from, alternatively glossy printed versions can be ordered at cost price via

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