GIRLS Inspire – Reaching the Unreached (RtU) project was launched to reach women and girls who are prevented from attending school by barriers such as early marriage, cultural norms and distance from schools in remote and disadvantaged ...
Most of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) defined by the United Nations, and agreed by 193 countries, directly or indirectly relate to ensuring the livelihood security of farming communities – one of the most marginalized sections of ...
The 2nd World Open Educational Resources (OER) Congress came to an end with the adoption of the Ljubljana OER Action Plan by 415 delegates from 96 countries. UNESCO, in collaboration with the Government of Slovenia, organised the Category IV ...
The place of the teacher in the learning process continues to be the focus of many initiatives in education for development. A recent publication by the World Bank suggests that teachers remain the most important factor affecting learning in schools ...
"A call to empower teachers to lead the next wave of the OER movement" was originally published as "A call to empower teachers to lead the next wave of the OER movement" in the July 2017 issue of Connections, as part of the regular ...
"MOOCs, lifelong learning and a need for collaboration" was originally published in the March 2017 issue of Connections, as part of the regular feature "Tech Trends".  Recent trends show that there is a growing convergence of approaches ...
2017 is being celebrated as the Year of Open. Fifteen years ago the term Open Educational Resources (OER) was coined, and the Budapest Open Access Initiative was launched. Five years later, the Cape Town Open Education Declaration came out. And in ...
Leaving no one behind
15 February 2017
Learning for sustainable development, as defined by COL, is a process that aims to bring about empowerment through learning in both formal and non-formal settings. Using its expertise in distance, blended, flexible and technology-based approaches, ...
"How men and women can promote women’s leadership in higher education​" was originally published as "Concrete advice on how men and women can promote women’s leadership in higher education​" in the November 2016 issue of Connections, as part of ...
Messaging and EdTech
13 January 2017
"Messaging and EdTech" was originally published in the November 2016 issue of Connections, as part of the regular feature "Tech Trends".  Messaging is the most widely used application in networked communication, with billions of ...