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News Archive for October 2017

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New MOOC for teachers and educators in Africa

A free course is being launched for teachers and educators in Africa by the TESSA programme (Teacher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa) which is co-ordinated by The Open University.

19 October 2017, 11:02
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Student perspective: Studying the OU MSc in Development Management

Ever wondered what it is like to study for a postgraduate qualification as a mature student? Jayne Cravens, an international consultant who has just completed an OU MSc in Development Management, shared her experience of studying on her blog. We love her honesty and wanted to share an excerpt below to help anyone else thinking about studying. The key, she says, is choosing a subject that sparks your interest and ignites your passions. Development Management did that for her, and here is an excerpt from her blog post:
 
12 October 2017, 15:56
Image of Bridget Nagomoro with Michael Lopuke, Under Secretary at the South Sudan Ministry of Education, at the recent conference in Oxford

OU Development Management student breaks down barriers to girls in education

OU student, Bridget Nagomoro, spoke at a recent meeting of the Gulmakai Network of activists which supports a global campaign by Malala Yousafzai for girls’ rights to education.

2 October 2017, 15:00

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