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Technology-enabled language learning for refugees and migrants

22 April 2018

Dr Koula Charitonos shares important insights from a recent roundtable focused on the role of technology in language education for migrants and refugees.

Exploring teenage pregnancy and motherhood in Nigeria through PhD study

4 April 2018

Ayomide Oluseye is a PhD student with The Open University, studying into teenage pregnancy and motherhood in Nigeria. In this blog, Ayomide shares what inspired her to focus on this for her PhD and what she hopes to achieve.

Image of Training MOOC Facilitators in Kabwe – Sept 2017. Over 400 teacher educators registered for the MOOC and 50% of them completed. (Making Teacher Education Relevant for 21st Century Africa on FutureLearn.

Collaborating to support teacher learning in Zambia

4 April 2018

A look at the history and impact of the OU's Teacher Education in Sub Saharan Africa (TESSA) in Zambia, by Kris Stutchbury, Senior Lecturer in Teacher Education and Academic Director of TESSA. 

Where are we 100 years after women got the vote?

8 March 2018

It has been 100 years since the first women secured the right to vote in the UK, but we are still 200 years away from gaining gender parity.

The Oxfam Case: Why are we so outraged?

15 February 2018

Professor Helen Yanacopulos discusses the collective sense of denial surrounding the recent Oxfam scandal

Using TESS-India materials to motivate teachers

1 February 2018

STIR's Chief Programme Officer, James Townsend, shares how TESS-India materials are used to implement a ‘See, Feel and Change’ approach

Senior Lecturer of DIET Bangalore Rural, Karnataka, using a computer to undertake the MOOC

Encounters with the real lived spaces of the TESS-India MOOCs

29 January 2018

The OU's Dr Simon Cross discusses the impact that meeting some of the 40,000 TESS-India MOOC participants has had on him

TESS-India Boost Teacher Mentoring in Odisha

26 January 2018

Save the Children's Dr Sandhya Paranjpe describes the 'paradigm shift' Teacher Educators experienced as a result of the TESS-India Programme

Catalysing the Teaching-Learning Process in Vaishali (Bihar)

19 January 2018

Dr Sunita Singh, former TESS-India State Representative for Bihar, shares her teacher mentoring experiences in India

Image of classroom blackboard in India. Photo rights Lina Adinolfi

Don’t sacrifice good education for poor EMI

15 January 2018

A change of focus in many schools that teach through English could lead to better student learning outcomes, suggests the British Council.

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