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Sri Lanka: digital civil engineering field camp

An annual field camp is a cornerstone in the education of civil engineers in Sri Lanka. With assistance from the national research and education network (NREN) the camp was converted to a digital format during COVID.

Digital classes help Thailand cope with COVID

Efforts to advance distance learning in Thailand got off to a jump start, as the COVID-19 pandemic hit by spring 2020 thanks to a collaboration to deploy Zoom.

Remote education relieves second wave of COVID in Nepal

Member institutions and other public academic institutes including government schools used Zoom to operate online classes.

Distance learning revolution in Bangladesh

The national research and education network of Bangladesh has assisted its member institutions in setting up online education and conferencing services in response to the global pandemic.

The week that brought Sri Lanka e-learning

Networks collaborate to deploy online learning technology to the research and education community during the pandemic

A silver lining to COVID-19 in South Africa

For the national research and education network of South Africa, WhatsApp groups are the go-to tool for communicating with institutions during the pandemic.

Fighting fake academic diplomas

Building on blockchain technology, the new service SWITCHverify allows universities in Switzerland to guard themselves against fake academic diplomas.

Empowering women in Western Africa

More than 2,000 young women in Western Africa have received a jump-start for pursuing a career in science, technology, engineering and math through regional network WACREN.

Meeting the demand for virtual education in Ecuador

Usage of the advanced distributed learning platform for facilitating virtual education increased exponentially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Connecting remote locations in Ireland

HEAnet is expanding its “eduroam Everywhere” project. Eduroam is a global secure mobility service developed for the academic and research community.

From academia to innovation: improving the teaching of entrepreneurship in Ecuador

Working collaboratively across academic and industry in order to improve the conditions under which entrepreneurs operate, which is one of the main challenges faced by countries for their development in the future.

Data relief for South African students

How the national research and education network has been instrumental in securing affordable online education for South African students and university staff.