Pacific Partnership for

Open, distance and flexible learning

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Recent news


Youth Skills Training in Labasa, Fiji (September 11-13, 2023)

In partnership with Foundation for Rural Integrated Enterprises & Development (FRIEND Fiji), youth skills training is offered in September for youths in Labasa, Fiji.

Teachers can continue their learning for free anywhere at any time!

Great news for teachers in the Pacific! All our online courses remain OPEN so you can study at your own pace at any time!

We recommend starting from an introductory course ‘Using Open Educational Resources for Online Learning‘. 

Please visit the ODL Course Catalogue to see all other available courses:

Online Workshop on Policy and Planning for Open Distance and Flexible Learning 

COL organised 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. Recorded videos are available on YouTube. 

Pacific Workshop Series for Ministry Officials: Policy and Planning for Open Distance and Flexible Learning – YouTube


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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