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Institute for Emerging Leadership in Online Learning 2021 Global Cohort

Join a growing community of leaders dedicated to collaborative global change efforts.

Application Deadline: August 13, 2021

The Institute for Emerging Leadership in Online Learning (IELOL) is a unique online-learning leadership development program sponsored by the Online Learning Consortium.

The 2021 global cohort will work with colleagues from around the world to explore and understand both the opportunities and barriers to advancing global online learning.


Build a Framework

Learn the fundamental concepts, theories, and practices critical to leadership within the field of digital, online, and blended learning with a particular focus on global change efforts.

Join a Community

Forge meaningful connections within a community of global changemakers as you work collectively to identify challenges and opportunities in online, digital, and blended learning.

Lead the Way

In this program, you’ll produce artifacts that contribute to global change efforts, providing a foundation to contextualize your work beyond the program.

Lessons And Takeaways from the Inaugural 2020 IELOL Global Cohort



This session was recorded as part of OLC Innovate 2021 conferece. OLC’s Madeline Shellgren and SARUA’s Rassie Louw share learnings from the first IELOL Global community, a group of educators from around the world who gathered over a four month period in 2020 to help answer challenges around digital learning leadership in international contexts, particularly strategy and operations for ensuring equitable and inclusive access to education.


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