A free online course has launched to support the transformation of education in Africa. Making Teacher Education Relevant for 21st Century Africa is for anyone who works with, or trains, teachers in Africa and is available to study free and online through Futurelearn.
Who Are We? is a free event taking place 22-27 May at Tate Exchange, exploring the issues facing migrants and refugees in the UK. Organised by The Open University and Counterpoint Arts.
The Open University and Counterpoint Arts have launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for Who are we?, a free week-long public programme of art installations to bring the issues facing migrants and refugees in the UK to the fore.
Applications are inivited for five Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships to study the OU's Masters in Online and Distance Education (MAODE).
A new funded PhD studentship for OU graduates has been made available by The Open University, Christian Aid and Robert Beevers Memorial Studentship to study research capacity in the global South.
"Addressing the shortage of women in IT requires that the sector not only offers benefits, but outperforms other competing sectors..." says Professor Parvati Raghuram, OU research project lead.
Dr Arabella Fraser, an expert whose research focuses on the governance of climate and disaster risk in urban contexts of the global South, joins The Open University as Lecturer in International Development.
Each year, the international development community at The Open University convenes to discuss collective work and interrogate common understandings of issues of development, innovation and inclusiveness and to look at future projects, collaborations and more.
To find out more about our work, or to discuss a potential project, please contact:
International Development Research Office
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
The Open University
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