Month: October 2016

National Commission awards $279,000 in grants

The New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO is delighted to announce the awarding of 13 grants worth $279,000 in total for the New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO’s 2016/2017 Contestable Funding Round. “The successful projects all contribute to the mandate of UNESCO in some way, demonstrating innovation which is likely to lead to positive long-term… Read more »

Launch of OERu 1st Year of Study approved

A project to widen access to more affordable education opportunities worldwide was announced at a landmark meeting in Scotland in October. UNESCO and International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) Chair in Open Education Resource (OER) Dr Wayne Mackintosh, Director of the OER Foundation based at Otago Polytechnic in New Zealand, facilitated the 5th… Read more »