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    Basic Education

    OLE is founded on the belief that every person has the right, not privilege, to a quality basic education.




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    Public Health

    We help our students nurture their body and mind so they can meet their full potential




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    Entrepreneurship

    We help people become, not just literate, but life-long learners and leaders in their communities.




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    Our Strategy for Change

    We've read the writing on the wall warning of a "global learning crisis" if we don't act




Who We Are

OLE is a 501(c)(3) social benefit organization committed to removing the barriers to education by providing open and free access to meaningful learning. Since 2007, we have established Open Learning Communities throughout the developing world so that even the most marginalized individuals are empowered to explore, discover and grow within a publicly-supported, locally-run innovative education system.

Strong Leadership

Our students form lasting relationships, not with tablets, but with locally trained coaches and educators.

Open Education Resources

Our customized tablets come with curated educational content from our basic e-learning library (BeLL).

Continuous Improvement

Our robust system of user feedback and data analytics ensures the ongoing effectiveness of our programs.

Scalable Programs

Our programs consider local needs and capacities to create self-sustainable learning centers worldwide.

Some Of Our Programs

Aside from our permanent programs, we are constantly partnering with local governments and organizations to launch new learning initiatives

From the Blog

Join the Discussion! Our CEO and program directors are constantly posting new content in response to recent current events, thought-provoking editorials, reforms in online education, and readers' comments.

Job Opportunity: Executive Director, OLE Kenya

Seeking an Executive Director, OLE Kenya Open Learning Exchange, International, is seeking a passionate and entrepreneurial Kenyan educator to become the Executive Director of OLE Kenya and lead its establishment.  This involves leading OLE Kenya’s inaugural one-year program with alumni of the Young African Leaders Initiative while developing and implementing a longer-term strategy for OLE

Nov 21, 2014 Admin

Winning Hearts and Minds

In the New York Times Book Review of General Bolger’s “Why We Lost” [Nov. 16, 2014], the reviewer, Andrew Bacevich, not only critiqued Bolger’s perspectives meaningfully, but also went beyond his thesis to raise crucial questions about the failure of our democratic system—and ultimately of us all—to demand a more effective strategy for responding to terrorism.  That fatal

Nov 16, 2014 Admin

The Challenges and Opportunities of OER in K-12 Education

I have long believed that OER in K-12 education will have a good life so long as it does not directly threaten the commercial publishers of school textbooks.  It’s not clear to me when this battle will occur and who will win it but I do expect to see strong opposition to widespread OER for

Nov 14, 2014 Admin

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