MoU Supporting OUC-OUM Centre to Mark the Regional Cooperation Envisioned by ACDEA

Since 2022, Open University Malaysia (OUM) has increased initiatives to form strategic regional collaborations in order to strengthen the regional capabilities in providing digital education. On 31st August 2023, OUM signed an MoU with Open University China (OUC). The delegates from OUM led by OUM President, Prof. Dr. Ahmad Izanee Awang were received by OUC’s Party President, Dr. Wang Qiming, … Read More

2023 UNESCO-UNITWIN Training Programme: Digital Literacy for e-Learning

Open University Malaysia is an institution member of the UNITWIN Cooperation Programme under the title, “Sharing Knowledge and Experiences of Distance Education in Higher Education”. The 1st UNESCO UNITWIN Work Conference was held from 18th to 19th January 2017. The programme is well supported by Korea’s Ministry of Education through Korea National Open University (KNOU). KNOU has organised several initiatives … Read More

OUM Pursues International Research Achievements

A research team from Open University Malaysia (OUM) won a UNESCO grant last February to prepare a report on technology and education in Malaysia. The team was awarded RM40,000 in funding to conduct a case study for the 2023 Global Education Monitoring (GEM): Southeast Asia Regional Report. The team comprises OUM President/Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Ahmad Izanee Awang, General Manager (Learning … Read More

Adopting the 3T Strategy for Penang’s Future

Penang should embrace the 3T strategy by focusing on technology, tourism and talent to pave the way for a progressive future and sustainable growth. Chairman of Wawasan Open University’s (WOU) George Town Institute of Open and Advanced Studies (GIOAS), Tan Sri Andrew Sheng,suggested this during the panel session on “Attracting Investments, Forging Growth & Prosperity” at the Penang Future Forward … Read More