Children and youth make up half of all refugee populations worldwide. In other words, 50 million young people are living displaced and disrupted lives, facing indignities and insecurities daily, lacking the promise of hopeful future. Education is a key factor
A poster on the Red Line reads: “Good food is a basic right.” A sign at Harvard affirms: “Education is a human right.” Crowds in front of a Planned Parenthood clinic claim: “Your unborn child has a right to life”.
Yuval Noah Harari poses some disturbing challenges enabled by the Internet. While agreeing that the Internet can be dangerous, the Open Learning Exchange offers a different perspective: Information and communication technologies make it possible for power to shift from the
OLE partners with Travis, a Dutch firm developing a ‘Universal Translator’ Massachusetts / The Netherlands In pursuit of its social mission, Travis, a company creating cutting edge voice translation devices, has partnered up with Open Learning Exchange (OLE), an
Press Release OLE International and Massachusetts General Hospital Global Medicine are pleased to announce an initial round of funding from the Yahoo Employee Foundation for the Planet Health Pilot in Uganda. The Pilot will be carried out in cooperation with
Tiger Girls Overview The TIGER Project (These Inspiring Girls Enjoy Reading) is a project of OLE International being carried out in partnership with UNHCR and International Relief & Development with generous support from UNHCR Innovation. The goal of the TIGER project
OLE is pleased to announce the PLANET learning system: Personalized Learning Accelerated with Networked Energizing Teams: powerful enough to hold thousands of open-learning resources, inexpensive enough for use any place in the world, small enough to fit in your pocket.
In mid-June a four-member team from the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) and the Open Learning Exchange (OLE) will visit the Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan to evaluate the progress of an innovative community education initiative called the TIGER Girls
Every child has a right to a quality basic education. From our beginning OLE has emphasized this right to education, found in Article 27 in the Declaration of Human Rights, however I now think this is a one-sided, seriously flawed
“Follow the money”, I was told in a recent discussion about OLE’s “business model”. That makes a lot of sense. It get it. One way or another we must to generate enough sustainable income to match sustainable expenses, with a bit more for a rainy day. However business models for satisfying basic human needs must meet multiple requirements. It is a fatal error to focus only on the financial balance sheet.