Pacific Partnership for

Open, distance and flexible learning

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Recent news


Launch of the ODL Course Catalogue for teachers in the Pacific

The Open and Distance Learning (ODL) Course Catalogue is now available for teachers. It provides information about a range of training courses available on various aspects of ODL in one place for teachers in the Pacific. Check out the Catalogue by visiting: here. 

Free Online Course on ‘Digital Skills for OER Sharing’ (Oct 24 – Nov 14, 2022)

A free online course on ‘Digital Skills for OER sharing’ starts from October 24. This course helps teachers to improve their digital teaching skills using Free and Open Source Software. More information about the course can be found here

Registration is open at:

Free Online Course on ‘Learner Support for Open, Distance and Flexible Learning’ (Nov 1 – 30, 2022)

We are offering a free online course on ‘Learner Support for Open, Distance and Flexible Learning’. This course is designed for teachers to help developing and implementing effective learner support practices in online learning contexts. 

For registration, please visit: here. 

Online Skills Training for Youths in the Pacific 

We are offering an online skills training for youths on organic farm management. Any youths from the Pacific can participate! 

To register:

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

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

Watch our recent webinar on TVET Online Toolkit


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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