Free Course: Advanced Cybersecurity Training for Teachers

We are pleased to inform you that registration is now open for a third offering of the Advanced Cybersecurity Training for Teachers course beginning January 23, 2023. Participants need to have completed the introductory Cybersecurity Training for Teachers (CTT) course. Alternatively, they should have completed a similar course or have a relevant background. Over four weeks, … Read more

FREE Course: Teaching Chemistry with Technology.

The TCT MOOC has been designed to assist teachers, student teachers, teacher educators and instructional designers to plan and develop a chemistry lesson and related assessments with technology. The exploration tools, tactics and strategies covered will expand one’s repertoire of chemistry teaching practice. Course Summary Outcomes of this Course During this MOOC, you will: Course … Read more

PCF10 Innovations for Educational Resilience

The Tenth Pan-Commonwealth Forum (PCF10) on Open Learning, co-hosted by the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Athabasca University (AU), was held in Calgary in Canada between 14 and 16 September, 2022. The theme for this year’s conference was Innovations for Educational Resilience. The University of the South Pacific (USP) was represented at this forum through … Read more

SKILLS AND LEADERSHIP TRAINING FOR YOUTH, WOMEN, AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN THE PACIFIC

The Centre for Flexible Learning (CFL) and the Pacific Centre for Flexible and Open Learning for Development (PACFOLD) at the University of the South Pacific (USP) in collaboration with the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade New Zealand (MFAT) organised a regional workshop on Skills and Leadership Training for … Read more

FREE Course: Communication Skills for Open, Distance and Flexible Learning

PACFOLD is happy to announce the re-offering of Communication Skills for Open, Distance and Flexible Learning (CS4ODFL). This course is part of the Pacific Partnership for ODFL in the Pacific. This offer will be facilitated by the Centre for Flexible Learning of the University of the South Pacific. Course summary Prerequisite: Basic computer skills Level: … Read more

Partnership for ODFL in the Pacific

News Selection – February 2022 With support from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, New Zealand, COL launched the ‘Partnership for Open, Distance and Flexible Learning in the Pacific’ project, in collaboration with PACFOLD. This five-year project aims to enhance the capacity and efficiency of the Pacific education sector through the greater use of … Read more

Capacity Building in Skills Development in the Pacific with Open, Flexible and Technology-Enhanced Learning

A workshop on Capacity Building in Skills Development in the Pacific with Open, Flexible and Technology-Enhanced Learning was recently held at the Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort. This workshop brought together 30 professionals from eight countries (Fiji, New Zealand, Tonga, Kiribati, Tuvalu, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, and Canada) across the Pacific. It was organized by the Centre for … Read more

Workshop on Professionalising Youth Work in the Pacific

The Pacific Centre for Flexible and Open Learning for Development (PACFOLD) at the University of the South Pacific (USP) in collaboration with the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and the Commonwealth Higher Education Consortium for Youth Work convened a regional workshop on ‘Professionalising Youth Work in the Pacific’ in Suva, 24 – 27 June 2019. Thirty-two … Read more