An international partnership project which was one of the winners for the British Council funded Innovation for African Universities programme (IAU) 2021 has secured a further £85,000 funding for Phase 2.
The Open University is working with UN Women’s Second Chance Education and Vocational Training Programme to empower disadvantaged women and young women in six pilot countries.
Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships worth a total of £270,000 have been awarded to The Open University to fund Ugandan development practitioners to study for a Masters in Global Development.
Few course books outlive their course, but one first produced for Open University Development students 30 years ago has taken on a life of its own.
Foreign-born health and care workers are bearing a disproportionate burden of the Covid-19 pandemic and are more likely to be harmed and to die while carrying out their duties, new research shows.
The Open University has applied for recognition as a University of Sanctuary, pledged to offer welcome and safety to those forced to flee their home countries owing to conflict or persecution.
Renewables supported by Chinese investment and know-how could enable sub-Saharan Africa to achieve its goal of universal access, says a report jointly prepared by The Open University, The Institute for Development Studies and The African Climate Foundation.
REDEFINE is a €2.5 million project funded by the European Research Council to examine the rationale behind Chinese investments in Europe. We profile one of the new post-doctoral researchers who has just joined the project.
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