The Project

Our project focuses on determining access to and improving the quality of, international distance education (IDE) in South Africa.

OUR AIMS

OUR OUTPUTS

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OUTPUTS:

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A new repository of data on IDE in South Africa, including 4 country reports on IDE in each case study country (South Africa, Nigeria, Lesotho, Zimbabwe.)

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Final briefing paper to stakeholders in South Africa, SADC region and Nigeria on migration, education and development and its implications for Africa and SDG

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Training on learning design for new IDE providers.

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Academic publications

OUR
AIMS:

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To examine how far international distance education (IDE) in South Africa offers equitable access to students in Africa through both supply side and demand side analysis

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To access and improve quality of IDE and see how it varies among students though the development of a learning analytics tool that can be utilized for IDE in South Africa.

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To advance theoretical understandings of IDE through a post colonial framework which recognizes South Africa as a vital site for global education and conceptualises south-north learning in learning analytics in the context of the different power relations, ontologies and forms of knowledge production.

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To produce impactful findings that contribute towards Sustainable Development Goal 4 regarding equal access to quality education.