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Enhancing Infrastructure and Learning Resources for Open Schooling in Africa: A Compelling Case for Urgency
June 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EAT
The Commonwealth of Learning Open Schooling initiative in collaboration with COMOSA CONNECT, KOITALEEL SAMOEI University College and Botswana Open University Invites you to an International webinar Topic: Enhancing Infrastructure and Learning Resources for Open Schooling in Africa: A Compelling Case for Urgency.
The Commonwealth of Learning was created by Commonwealth Heads of Government in 1987 to promote the development and sharing of open learning and distance education knowledge, resources and technologies. Headquartered in Canada, COL is the world’s only intergovernmental organisation solely concerned with the promotion and development of distance education and open learning. Read more.
Botswana Open University is a result of the transformation of Botswana College of Distance and Open Learning (BOCODOL) to an open university. The institution develops and offers school-based and university-level programmes to extend education and training using open and distance learning methods on a national scale. Hosted by BOU, the Southern African Development Community Centre for Distance Education (SADC-CDE) is a regional centre supported by COL in partnership with BOU. Read more.
About The University of Pretoria (UP)
The University of Pretoria (UP) was established in 1908 with just four professors and 32 students, in a little house called Kya Rosa. Today, it is one of the largest research universities in South Africa. UP has transformed into a dynamic university community of staff and students who come from a range of diverse backgrounds and cultures showcasing South African and global societies. The University was born from a vision to create a space for quality education and for new ideas to flourish. Over the course of its existence, and through different phases of political power and social change, UP has been resilient in its commitment to academic quality. Read more.