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Open Educational Resources (OER)
Higher Education Internet sites
African Council for Distance Education
The African Council for Distance Education (ACDE) is a continental educational organization comprising African universities and other higher education institutions, which are committed to expanding access to quality education and training through open and distance learning. Their mission is to promote research, policy and quality in open and distance learning to increase access to education and training in Africa.
African Higher Education Open Data
An open access platform for information on higher education in Africa including a section on open data.
Commonwealth of Learning
The COL is an inter-governmental organisation created by Commonwealth Heads of Government to encourage the development and sharing of open learning/distance education knowledge, resources and technologies. COL also helps developing nations improve access to quality education and training.
Council on Higher Education South Africa
The CHE as an independent statutory body strives to be an organization nationally and internationally recognized for the quality of its intellectual contribution to and its impact on the development of the South African higher education system through its core functions of advising the Minister of Higher Education and Training, monitoring trends in the higher education system and assuring and promoting the quality of higher education.
Department of Higher Education and Training (South Africa)
It is the mission of the Department of Higher Education and Training to develop capable, well-educated and skilled citizens who are able to compete in a sustainable, diversified and knowledge-intensive international economy, which meets the development goals of our country.
Higher Education South Africa (HESA)
HESA's mandate is to facilitate the development of informed public policy on higher education and to encourage cooperation among universities and government, industry and other sectors of society in South Africa.
Innovative Approaches to Doctoral Education in Africa (IAU)
IDEA-PhD is an online, interactive web-based platform for university leaders, administrators, and interested stakeholders tasked with enhancing and strengthening doctoral programmes and training in African higher education institutions.
International Council for Open and Distance Education
The ICDE is the leading global membership organization for open, distance, flexible and online education, including e-learning, and draws its membership from worldwide institutions, educational authorities, commercial actors, and individuals.
South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)
The objectives of the NQF are designed to contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of the nation at large.
Internet Sites for Supervision
Coursera is an education platform that partners with top universities and organizations worldwide, to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free.
DoctoralNet provides the help you need and a proven path to dissertations or theses completion through online technology.
eGSA is a virtual graduate school operating from Australia for the global research community and is the only fully online provider of high quality training and professional development relevant to the needs of researchers and administrators in the public or private research sectors. eGSA is a joint collaboration of the Australian Technology Network of Universities (Curtin, RMIT, QUT, UniSA and UTS) and is managed by Queensland University of Technology.
Grad Life: McGill University blog
This blog contains plenty of material that extends beyond the boundaries of McGill University. Many contributions come from the grad students themselves in a variety of disciplines.
This website offers study & writing tips, blogs, articles and career advice to future doctoral candidates.
Many elements are included in the fundamental role of professors: expectations in mentoring, professional activities, policy development in their academic discipline, expectations to excel in research. The Professor Expert Academic Forum was designed with a goal of offering various tools to help professors to nurture their expertise and bring a new glory to professoriate.
The PhD Project (LinkedIn)
The PhD Project aims to increase workplace diversity by increasing the diversity of business school faculty who encourage, mentor, support and enhance the preparation of tomorrow's leaders.