Sukaina Walji

Team: Course and Curriculum Design

Sukaina works on a number of projects at CILT focussing on online learning design, MOOCs and research communications. She is the Project Manager for the CILT MOOC Implementation Team and the Communications Advisor for the Research in Open Educational Resources for Development in the Global South (ROER4D) programme. She is also part of the research team for an OER MOOC Impact study project, a sub-project and grantee of the ROER4D project. She has a Master's in Online and Distance Education from the Open University UK.




Contact details
021 650 4607
Room 7.38.10, Floor 7, PD Hahn Building



Recent publications

King, T., Hodgkinson-Williams, C. A., Willmers, M. & Walji, S. (2016). Dimensions of open research: Reflections on ‘critical openness’ in the ROER4D project. Open Praxis, 8(2), pp. 81-91

L. Czerniewicz, A Deacon, J Small, and S Walji (2014) Developing world MOOCs: A curriculum view of the MOOC landscape, Journal of Global Literacies, Technologies, and Emerging Pedagogies (JOGLTEP), 2(3):122-139. 

Walji, S; Deacon, A; Small, J & Czerniewicz, L. (2016) Learning through engagement: MOOCs as an emergent form of provision in the Distance Education, 37(2), 208-223. VoR,, MS at

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