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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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
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
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