We provide open access to education. Excellent student support and flexible entry requirements means that we welcome students from diverse backgrounds

Accessibility

Online learning can appear daunting and complicated– with over 100 years of distance learning experience, we aim to take the complexity out of studying online

Simplicity

Fit your study at Open Colleges around other commitments. No timetables, no set class times, no assignment due dates. You can enrol online any time of the day or night, 365 days a year.

Flexibility

Our learners can enrol 24/7, 365 days of the year. There are no set schedules or timetables and students can fit study around their lifestyle

Affordability

InformED: Our Learning and Ideas Hub

How to Cultivate a Love of Reading in Your Students

The rewards of reading are enormous. Aside from the pleasure it offers us, reading enhances communication skills, sharpens the brain, promotes self-awareness, makes us more empathetic, and reduces stress. Still, there will always be some of us who just don’t enjoy it. And you can’t teach someone to like something...The post How to Cultivate a Love of Reading […]
Saga Briggs
Read More April 22, 2014

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Information Overload? Here Are 10 Ways You – And Your Students – Can Deal With It

If you read the Internet 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, it would take you 57,000 years to reach the end. You could bind the pages in a 10,000-foot-tall book weighing 1.2 billion pounds. Printing it would require half a million liters of ink, which is the volume...The post Information Overload? Here Are 10 Ways You – And Your Students – Can Deal With It appea […]
Saga Briggs
Read More April 7, 2014

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50 Ted Talks Every Educator Should Check Out (2014 Edition)

The communication explosion reaches its peak when you explore the endless avenues running through TED Talks. Moreover, the title educator embodies many forms within these talks. So it’s precisely for this reason that any educator benefits from so many of these talks. Each speaker reveals his or her passion of...The post 50 Ted Talks Every Educator Should Che […]
Saga Briggs
Read More March 31, 2014

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Here’s What Happens If We Remove Politics From Education

There’s a popular saying, “Those who can, teach. Those who cannot, pass laws about teaching.” One school made that change and returned trust and responsibility to who is doing the work: teachers. Look at what happens when a school removes politics from education:The post Here’s What Happens If We Remove Politics From Education appeared first on InformED. […]
Andrianes Pinantoan
Read More March 29, 2014

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Intelligent Tutoring Systems – Can They Work For You?

An effective tutor knows not only when a response is incorrect but how a student might have been led to select it. She continues to present the student with problems that test a particular concept until she has determined that the student has mastered that concept. She poses questions, analyzes...The post Intelligent Tutoring Systems – Can They Work For You? […]
Saga Briggs
Read More March 29, 2014

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