063 Dr Tony Mays

Leaders & Legends of Online Learning
063 Dr Tony Mays

Dr Tony Mays joined COL as Education Specialist: Open Schooling in February 2019. Throughout his career, Tony has been involved with the strategic leadership and operational management of distance education with extensive experience in sub-Saharan Africa. He previously served as Manager of the Unit for Distance Education, Faculty of Education, University of Pretoria and before that as a Senior Programme Specialist at Saide.

Interview: https://episodes.castos.com/onlinelearninglegends/a57a38c7-e38f-4dd0-a8af-5b5c705e270a-063-Tony-Mays-Final.mp3 | recorded November 2021

Tony’s profile: https://www.col.org/members/dr-tony-mays/

Tony’s LInkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tonyjohnmays/?originalSubdomain=za

Video clip outlining the 6-year plan for Tony’s portfolio of work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MKtVsStTV3o

Nominated publications (free to access):

Nominated work (requires purchase):

  • Mays T. (2021). Teaching the Teachers. In: Burgos D., Tlili A., Tabacco A. (Eds.) Radical solutions for education in a crisis context. Lecture notes in educational technology. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-7869-4_11
  • Mays, T. (2020). Open Educational Resources in South Africa. In: Huang, R., Liu, D., Tlili, A., Gao, Y., & Koper, R. (2020). Current State of Open Educational Resources in the “Belt and Road” Countries. Springer Singapore. https://books.google.ca/books?id=nM_YDwAAQBAJ

Twitter: @tonymays0

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