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OU-led project wins top award for international impact

EIA at THE Awards

An OU-led project has won the International Impact Award in the Times Higher Education Awards 2017.

English in Action, a UK government-backed project that works closely with Bangladesh’s government, created teaching materials specifically for use on low-cost mobile phones to provide educators with techniques and activities to help millions more Bangladeshis benefit from the social and economic opportunities that require communication in English.

It was considered by the judging panel to have a “transformative impact on the regions in which they have been deployed”.

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