Pacific Partnership for

Open, distance and flexible learning

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Online Course: Communication Skills for Open, Distance and Flexible Learning (from 27 June, 2022)

Centre for Flexible Learning of the University of the South Pacific is re-offering a free online course for teachers in the Pacific on 'Communication Skills for Open, Distance and Flexible Learning. By the end of the course, teachers will learn about the uses of technology and media for effective communication in an online learning environment and have enhanced communication skills as a professional online facilitator.

Online Workshop on Policy and Planning for Open Distance and Flexible Learning (June 28 – July 21)

COL is organising three inter-related online workshops with ministry officials, with aim to help participants understand distance education as a mode of provision, and how it departs from conventional face-to-face. By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to describe the role of distance education in addressing the educational needs of various groups of people in the Pacific and be able to develop and plan for effective  distance education policies.

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Recent news


Immediate response to COVID-19

Increasing access to Open Educational Resources (OER) to support distance learning and supporting professional development for teachers in distance learning

Supporting youth employment

Supporting professional development of Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) / Education providers and providing skills and leadership training for youth, young women and PWD

Building resilience in Pacific education systems

Building technical resilience in the Pacific with cloud-based computing / Building teachers and officials capacity in online distance and flexible learning / Supporting the development and management of regional tools

Building education lessons and insights

Independent evaluation, action research, and guidance notes and advisory documents to ensure achieving the high-level outcomes

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