The purpose of the GOLA (Global Online Learning Alliance) meeting for university vice chancellors and senior leadership officers from Africa, organised in partnership with Kortext, was to discuss the best approaches to enabling remote learning for students in higher education. The online video conference took place on 10th February and was attended by over 102 leaders from across the African HE sector, representing countries such as South Africa, Nigeria and Ghana to name
Kortext’s latest research has highlighted the increasing importance of the library in its support for both the teaching and learning function of a university as well as research, especially as universities move towards a more blended learning environment. Librarians representing over 80 separate UK and Irish HE institutions indicate that this will be an evolving
Based on GDP per capita Nepal is ranked as one of the poorest countries in the world. In 2015 a massive earthquake struck the region of Listikot, affecting vulnerable families living in the area. Three of those families – The Tamang, the Ganesh Bishwakarma and the Shomati Bishwakarma families were badly affected by the earthquake.