ODLAA
Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia
Borderless Learning for Transformative Futures
ODLAA
Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia
Borderless Learning for Transformative Futures
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Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia (ODLAA)

ODLAA is an international professional association of educators, educational researchers, learning designers, instructional designers, consultants, administrators and educational institutions who are dedicated to the advancement or research, practice and support of education across time and space. 

Upcoming Events

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Membership

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Our Journal

Distance Education is ODLAA’s Q1 journal. Free to members as part of your membership. 

ODLAA news

Winners of the National Open and Distance Learning Awards Announced

Congratulations go to the following outstanding educators for their outstanding and sustained contribution to Open and Distance Education:

  • Glenn Beaumont, K – 12 sector
  • Dr Deniese Cox, Vocational education sector
  • Dr Kristy O’Neill, UNE, Higher education sector.

Visit the Hall of Fame to see the photos of these deserving reward recipients.

Nominations for the National Open and Distance Learning Awards - Now Open​

Nominations are now open for ODLAA’s National Open and Distance Learning Awards, which recognise excellence in open, flexible and distance learning, education and training in Australia. Nominations are invited for each of the following categories:

  • K-12 schooling
  • Vocational education
  • Higher education.

Nominate a worthy recipient today! To find out more, visit our National Open and Distance Learning Awards. page.

Call for papers - Special themed issue​

The journal Distance Education is calling for papers a special themed issue: Micro-credentials – the Next Generation in Open, Flexible and Distance Education: Affordances for Assessment, Accreditation and Learner Agency. 

The special themed issue is being edited by Professor Mark Brown (Dublin City University), Dr Mitchell Peters (Universität Oberta de Catalunya) and Dr Elaine Beirne (Independent Educational Researcher), with abstract proposals due on 15th December, 2023. To find out more about the special themed issue visit our Call for Papers page on our web site.

Upcoming Webinars

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