Completed Projects Short Seminar Series

openTEL is pleased to announce the introduction of the Completed Projects Short Seminar Series. The Short Seminar Series gives IET Academics the opportunity to present their research projects to the openTEL community from across the university. The short seminar series will be running periodically throughout the year.

Our first Short Seminar Series kicks off on the 9th May 2018 from 10am till 12.30 in the Ambient Lab, Ground Floor, Jennie Lee Building.

Kicking off is;

Dr Rebecca Ferguson presenting Innovating Pedagogy

Dr Wayne Holmes presenting Data-Informed Learning Design for Future Schools

Dr Jude Fransmann presenting Evidence and the Politics’ of Participation in Academic-INGO Research Partnerships for International Development


If you are interested in learning more about the above projects, key findings, the challenges involved, lessons learnt and the impact, you can reserve your seat using the doodle poll link below;


We look forward to seeing you there!

OER Hub Team receives Open Education Consortium 2018 Awards!

IET based world leaders in open education research, the OER Hub [], are proud recipients of two of this year’s Open Education Consortium 2018 Open Education Awards for Excellence (see:

The Global OER Graduate Network (GO-GN) which is managed by the OER Hub team and led by Bea de los Arcos, builds capacity in open research and supports and connects over 70 PhD students around the world researching open education. GO-GN is this year’s winner of the Open Research category.

The OER World Map, which receives the Open Innovation award for “outstanding innovation,” has developed and maintains an interactive tool to enable anyone interested in open education to contribute to, and find, projects, policies, stories, OER, and initiatives. Led by HBZ in Germany, the OER Hub’s contribution is led by Rob Farrow.

The awards will be presented at this year’s Open Education Global conference in Delft, The Netherlands during April 2018.