OLE is founded on the belief that every person has the right, not privilege, to a quality basic education.
We help our students nurture their body and mind so they can meet their full potential
We help people become, not just literate, but life-long learners and leaders in their communities.
We've read the writing on the wall warning of a "global learning crisis" if we don't act
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.
Aside from our permanent programs, we are constantly partnering with local governments and organizations to launch new learning initiatives
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One of the great challenges facing the goal of Quality Universal Basic Education throughout the world is how to scale and sustain innovations that are designed to achieve that goal. Having been asked to be on a panel at the 2014 mEducation Alliance Sympositum in Washington this week, I have tried to organize my thoughts
In response to Dr. Rowe’s blog below, while I agree that coaching is a great idea, from whom are the teacher trainees supposed to learn? As we have seen in our work in Ghana and from experiences shared by other teachers across the continent and other parts of the world, the challenge comes from the
Recently a school in Oakland California that is providing “residencies” for new teachers, as a novel approach for teacher training, was featured by the New York Times. This program is modeled after medical training and is based on the truth that the skills required by professionals can best be acquired in real life situations with