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.
Augmented and eXtended reality in higher education
OU’s augmented reality learning ecosystem project wins EU standards+innovation award
The ARETE project received the CEN/CENELEC Standards+Innovation Award 2022 for Best Research Project. Congratulations to IET and the connected consortium of international partners.
OU's MirageXR learning tool bridges gap in cognitive processing
Mirage XR, the flagship cross-platform augmented reality (AR) app for industrial training and educational course creation.
A hybrid lab meeting focused on Augmented Reality
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.
Chatbots for Accessibility
OU launches new chatbot for students to disclose disabilities with ease
Educational technologists at The Open University (OU) have developed a virtual assistant chatbot with artificial intelligence technology to support students to disclose disabilities and access information with ease.
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.
ARETE builds a Europe-wide competitive ecosystem that supports fast dissemination of multi-user interactive augmented learning content
Supporting people of all ages to design and take part in citizen science and citizen inquiry investigations
Skills for Prosperity Kenya
Skills for Prosperity Kenya is a programme funded to strengthen existing digital (online, blended) education capacity for selected Public Higher Education Institutions (HEIs).