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Skills for Prosperity Kenya is a programme funded to strengthen existing digital (online, blended) education capacity for selected Public Higher Education Institutions (HEIs).

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CALRG • EDITORIAL
Educational technology, technology-enhanced learning and hybrid learning, featured among the leading research presented at the Computers and Learning Research Group (CALRG) 2022 conference.
A hybrid lab meeting focused on Augmented Reality
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
IET hosts the first face-to-face meeting of the Performance Augmentation Lab (PAL), with researchers presenting on their research projects, exploring mixed reality and technology-enhanced learning.
Learning from students’ experiences of mental health education
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
The OU and Mental Health Foundation lead citizen science mental health research.
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Tweet by @IETatOU •
IET's Dr Leigh-Anne Perryman, senior lecturer at The Open University, shares in a BBC News story how having a study buddy can support productivity. The story discusses a student who livestreams their study-sessions to thousands on TikTok, and has gained notoriety as a source of support for learners during isolation in the pandemic.

https://twitter.com/IETatOU/status/1522174201272180738

RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
The programme which featured the OU’s Pollinator Watch mission on nQuire has received a BAFTA.
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When Alison began learning online during lockdown, she had no idea how quickly she would be applying her new skills in work. Read how Alison applied practice from the IET-led Online Teaching #microcredential short course in her role based in community learning.

https://ounews.co/student-stories/i-use-the-skills-i-developed-through-the-microcredential-every-day-at-work/#prettyPhoto/0/

RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
IET is working with the ZEST project, supporting the use of open educational resources and collaborative digital learning approaches.
IET scholars present world-leading research in knowledge exchange showcase
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
Recap the OU and Leverhulme Trust Open World Learning research showcase.
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After the Covid-19 pandemic began, Michael, a Learning Organiser based in Scotland, decided to undertake The Open University's microcredential in 'Online Teaching: Evaluation and Improving Courses' to support learning move online. in his workplace Read Michael's experience of studying the IET-led microcredential here.

https://twitter.com/IETatOU/status/1478328353853788162

RESEARCH • THOUGHT LEADERSHIP
Professor Fridolin Wild discusses why the time is right for learning in the metaverse to be rolled out into the mainstream.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
The Open University has been recognised in the DataIQ award category ‘Data for Good: Green Data’.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
Pride and Prejudice and Harry Potter feature in an emerging list of the nations’ most influential novels.
OU launches programme for online educators and educational leaders
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
Skills for Prosperity Kenya is widening access of open and distance learning.
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Tweet by @IETatOU •
IET's Dr Leigh-Anne Perryman, senior lecturer at The Open University, shares in a BBC News story how having a study buddy can support productivity. The story discusses a student who livestreams their study-sessions to thousands on TikTok, and has gained notoriety as a source of support for learners during isolation in the pandemic.

https://twitter.com/IETatOU/status/1522174201272180738

RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
nQuire and the OU win Guardian University 2020 research impact award.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
GO-GN wins Open Education award for Excellence by Open Education Global for its e-access Research Methods Handbook.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
Through 2020 to 2022, Denise has led various research and knowledge exchange projects across the unit.
Exploring participation behaviour of young citizen scientists
RESEARCH • THOUGHT LEADERSHIP
IET are working with Natural History Museums.
INNOVATING PEDAGOGY • EDITORIAL
The Innovating Pedaogy report covers ten trends in learning and teaching.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
The OU are working in consultation with students to improve disclosure processes.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
High-standard industrial training at scale with AR.
PHD IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY • EDITORIAL
Dr Francisco Iniesto completed his PhD in Educational Technology in 2020, specifying his research in accessibility and MOOCs.
Online OU COVID-19 Research: Online Learning and Education seminar
RESEARCH
IET hosts the OU COVID-19 Research: Online Learning and Education seminar.
MICROCREDENTIALS • EDITORIAL
Supporting the design and delivery of accessible and inclusive online courses.
PEOPLE • EDITORIAL
Fereshte joined IET with the aim to engage in research with big impact.
RESEARCH • THOUGHT LEADERSHIP
Digital Badges can support teaching challenges faced during Covid-19.
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The Open University's annual Trends in Learning report has launched, detailing the new trends our experts have identified and how they are shaping the future of learning and development.

https://twitter.com/IETatOU/status/1404783861767233540

IET's microcredential supports course evaluation
MICROCREDENTIALS • EDITORIAL
Improve course design and learn evaluation strategies to improve online teaching.
RESEARCH • CASE STUDY
In Partnership with the OU, The Young Foundation have set up a mission on nQuire to understand people's experiences of the first Covid-19 lockdown in the UK.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
GO-GN is expanding its reach to raise awareness of open educational resources in the global south.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
Innovative digital technology has the capability to significantly improve the way that people learn from home.
RESEARCH • EDITORIAL
OUAnalyse has won the Data IQ2020 award for 'Best use of data by a not-for-profit organisation'.