The Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT) enjoys a long-standing history leading and hosting research and implementation initiatives on openness in higher education, including open access, open educational resources (OER), open data and open scholarship. Through this work, the Centre has developed expertise open education research,as well as technical implementation.
CILT plays an ongoing role in advocacy work, engaging institutional managers and policy-makers institutionally and nationally to promote a deeper understanding of open education policy issues in the South African context.
The unit hosts visitors, presents seminars and runs workshops on all educational matters open and provides advice to academics interested in open approaches to knowledge creation and sharing.
CILT has hosted the following open education initiatives: