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Open Polytechnic is one of the world’s leading providers of vocational education and training (TVET) by open and distance learning, removing barriers of time, place and cost to deliver effective learning solutions. We have a strong track record in designing and delivering skills and competency-based learning solutions within blended and networked learning environments. We also work closely with industry to deliver vocational training to accredited national standards and qualifications.
As the demand for access to technical and vocational skills grows worldwide, our proven open and distance learning delivery provides a solution to extending learning opportunities to people of all backgrounds.
Sir John Daniel, Chief Executive Officer and President of the Commonwealth of Learning (CoL) has talked about the unique place the Open Polytechnic holds in TVET internationally. In his blog he calls the Open Polytechnic a "pacesetter in the way that is has disaggregated the elements of its ODL system".
In her keynote speech at the 6th Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning in Kochi, India, Open Polytechnic Chief Executive Dr Caroline Seelig highlighted the value flexible and distance learning can bring to developing nations in helping them ease skills shortages.
Open Polytechnic’s delivery model is underpinned by strong learning design, quality assurance and delivery systems. It provides access to a wide portfolio of qualifications and to custom-designed TVET learning solutions able to cost-effectively reach large numbers of learners across organisations, regions and countries.
For more information, contact our International Team.