Africa Nazarene University (ANU) is a private Christian university and an Institution of the International Board of Education of the Church of the Nazarene. ANU was established in 1994 and granted its University charter in 2002. ANU’s main campus is situated 24 km from Nairobi, in Ongata Rongai. It has Regional Centers also in Nairobi, Meru, Kisii, Machakos and Eldoret. ANU offers flexible modes of study including campus-based, school-based, evening programs and distance learning.
ANU and OER Africa have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that commits the two organisations to working together to
- support ongoing design, development, and implementation of ODeL programmes at ANU;
- integration as appropriate of OER into both ODeL and face-to-face programmes at ANU;
- showcasing of emerging best practices at ANU to be shared with the broader higher education community within and beyond Africa;
- lobbying the broader higher education community within and beyond Africa regarding the merits of collaboratively creating and sharing intellectual capital in higher education as a mechanism to improve quality and enhance long-term cost-effectiveness;
- mobilizing release of OER in areas of prioritized strategic importance for African (and global) higher education; and, where appropriate, jointly preparing new project and funding proposals.
- Africa Nazarene University (ANU) (2015). Policy on OER Integration Into ODeL and Campus-based Provision. Nairobi: ANU.
- Mtukwa, G (2014). Introduction to Christian Ethics. UCC2004. Nairobi: Africa Nazarene University.
- Ooko, M and Mays T (2015). Opening Learning at the Africa Nazarene University: A Case Study. Nairobi: ANU.
- Ooko, M and Mays T (2015). Utilising Open Educational Resources (OER) in Support of Curriculum Transformation at Africa Nazarene University. Presentation to the 9th ALARA Conference, November 2015.