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Journal of Research in Open, Distance and eLearning (JRODeL)

The AVU has launched and published the 1st Issue of its online peer-reviewed open-access journal entitled the Journal of Research in Open, Distance and eLearning (JRODeL), with support from the African Development Bank. JRODeL seeks to publish peer-reviewed articles on issues pertaining to open, distance and eLearning (ODeL). The term ODeL has been adopted and…

AVU Policy Briefs

The AVU has published 66 policy briefs on its website (http://www.avu.org/avuweb/publications/) that have been sponsored by the African Development Bank. The AVU policy briefs focus on a wide range of ODeL topics including infrastructure, mobile learning, virtual laboratories, learner needs and open education resources (OER). The research studies presented at the International Conferences of the…

Research into Open Educational Resources for Development (ROER4D) Project

The AVU participated in the Research into Open Educational Resources for Development (ROER4D) project sponsored by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) in which it conducted a research study entitled Assessing The impact of OER availability on the emergence of open educational practices in sub-Saharan Africa: The case of an ICT-integrated multinational teacher education program…

ENRICH Project

The AVU is one of the founding members of newly formed network of collaboration in Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) on energy access and efficiency, the East Africa Energy Access and Efficiency Network (EAENet) which was borne out of the just concluded EU sponsored ENRICH project. The overall objective of the ENRICH project was to…

Global policy forum agrees HE actions to support SDGs – University World News

This has been the ‘Year of Education’, with a flurry of global policy statements key to online, open and flexible education, said Gard Titlestad, secretary general of the International Council for Open and Distance Education or ICDE. At a High Level Policy Forum, 130 leaders and policy-makers went a step further, identifying actions that would…

L’enseignement supérieur africain adopte l’éducation numérique avec le lancement de 21 centres d’apprentissage à distance.

L’enseignement supérieur africain adopte l’éducation numérique avec le lancement de 21 centres d’apprentissage à distance. NAIROBI, le 26 Janvier, 2017 Dans le but de fournir aux étudiants africains un plus grand accès aux enseignements supérieur, l’Université Virtuelle d’Afrique en partenariat avec la Banque africaine de développement inaugure 29 centres de Formation Ouverte, à distance et…

L’enseignement supérieur africain adopte l’éducation numérique avec le lancement de 21 centres d’apprentissage à distance.

L’enseignement supérieur africain adopte l’éducation numérique avec le lancement de 21 centres d’apprentissage à distance. NAIROBI, le 19 Janvier, 2017 Dans le but de fournir aux étudiants africains un plus grand accès aux enseignements supérieur, l’Université Virtuelle d’Afrique en partenariat avec la Banque africaine de développement inaugure 29 centres de Formation Ouverte, à distance et…

L’enseignement supérieur africain adopte l’éducation numérique avec le lancement de 21 centres d’apprentissage à distance.

   L’enseignement supérieur africain adopte l’éducation numérique avec le lancement de 21 centres d’apprentissage à distance. NAIROBI, le 19 Janvier, 2017  Dans le but de fournir aux étudiants africains un plus grand accès aux enseignements supérieur, l’Université Virtuelle d’Afrique en partenariat avec la Banque africaine de développement inaugure 29 centres de Formation Ouverte, à distance…

ODeL Centers Launch

In a move designed to provide African learners with greater access to higher education opportunities, the African Virtual University (AVU) in partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB) is launching 27 Open Distance and eLearning Centers (ODeL) in 21 African countries over the next months. The next launches will take place at the University of…