We lead in pedagogical research, advancing distance learning globally with innovative technology. For over 50 years, IET has established new ways for innovative technology to improve practices for learning, teaching and industry.
Learning in an Open World
It is our mission to further the principles of Open Education, harnessing innovative technology to provide free open learning.
Tackling global challenges in education and shaping its possible futures through multidisciplinary research networks and pedagogical innovation.
Learning Analytics and Learning Design
It is our mission to advance the way teachers design blended and online courses to enhance student behaviour and success.
It is our mission to create the new new interface.
Professional and Digital Learning
Understanding and advancing the transformation of work practices and learning with digital tools.
Research Career Development
Research Career Development (RCD) training brings together professional development activities for research staff at all stages of their careers.
Chatbots for Accessibility
How the OU’s new chatbot is helping disabled students
The process of disclosing a disability can be a time-consuming and stressful experience. The OU is aiming to improve this process with a chatbot that has been built to support both its students and staff.
Facilitating student consultation to enhance inclusion
The ADMINS research project is working with students at the OU.
Intuitive chatbots in the HE sector
Chatbots and virtual assistants are becoming a widely used tool to support people access information.
Digital Badges and Covid-19
Digital Badges and COVID-19: upskilling at a distance
Digital Badges can support teaching challenges faced during Covid-19.
Digital Badges and COVID-19: Advancing TPD
IET are using digital badges to improve teacher professional development in India.
Digital Badges and COVID-19: Enhancing assessments
The Covid-19 pandemic has prompted the need for immediate, innovative solutions to improve assessments.
ADMINS investigates administrative process, assessing the accessibility issues which affect students within higher education
Fleming Fund: Tackling AMR
Our work contributes to Global Actions to address the global challenge of rising drug resistance by providing and testing educational approaches to Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Education.
Supporting people of all ages to design and take part in citizen science and citizen inquiry investigations