Call for book chapters: “The Judicialization of Elections in Africa: Emerging trends and trajectories” We are inviting book chapters for a forthcoming edited volume on “The Judicialization of Elections in Africa: Emerging trends and trajectories”.
Nine Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships, worth a total of £ 162, 000 have been awarded to The Open University to fund Ugandan development practitioners to study for a Masters in Global Development.
On 15 November 2022, The Open University's Strategic Research Area in International Development and Inclusive Innovation celebrated 7 years of success
31 December 2022 marks the end of The OU’s Centre of International Development and Inclusive Innovation. In this article, we share a series of videos from projects who have benefited from its support
To mark World Teacher's Day 2022, we invite you to meet three of the exceptional Associate Lecturers teaching Global Development at The Open University, Dr Hadeer Elshafie, Elissa Williams and Professor Moira Laidlaw
The OU’s Institute of Educational Technology is working with partners to strengthen the capacity of online and distance learning for selected Public Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), in Kenya.
'As cities across Africa start to lift pandemic restrictions, young people are hoping for a more equitable future.' Dr Arabella Fraser from The Open University writes for the International Institute for Environment and Development.
A team of academics from the Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies have been awarded £60k from the Commonwealth Secretariat to develop a youth training programme for stakeholders across 54 member countries of the Commonwealth.
The Open University’s strong position as a global leader in Development Studies is confirmed by the newly published Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 results.
New ESRC-funded project led by Professor Nicola Yeates from The Open University to generate social-scientific data on the impact of Covid-19 on migrant members of the global health care workforce.
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