More about the conference

Focus Areas
We invite abstracts of up to 300 words on the following themes:
• Distance, blended and online teaching and learning
• E-Business & Management in education
• Educational policies
• Inclusivity and diversity in open education
• Open educational resources and open teaching and learning
• Open pedagogy
• Open teacher professional development
• Open licensing and copyright
• Technology and education
•Multimodal learning and assessment
• Personalised and adaptive learning

Formats & Publications
• Full Papers: 20 minutes and 5 minutes Q & A
• Short videos: 3-5 minutes explaining the relevant work
• Post-conference workshops: One hour (related to the focus areas)

All accepted abstracts will be included in an online open publication, but conference presenters will also have the option to include their full papers (up to 6000 words) in the published conference proceedings and selected papers will be invited for publication in a special edition journal. All paper presentations and short videos will also be streamed live over YouTube. All submissions will be released under Creative Commons BY SA 4.0 License.

Organising committee
Prof. Jako Olivier, North-West University, South Africa
Dr Amit Dhakular, North-West University, South Africa
Prof. Karen Ferreira-Meyers, University of Eswatini, Eswatini
Prof. Xavier Muianga, Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique
Betty Kutukwa-Mutambanengwe, Zimbabwe Open University, Zimbabwe
Vandanah Gooria, Open University of Mauritius, Mauritius
Sandhya Gunness, University of Mauritius, Mauritius