K4I seeks the services of a suitably qualified independent researcher (or team of researchers) to identify the benefits and challenges surrounding the usage of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in South Africa. Specifically, the researcher(s) should answer the primary research question: How can we create MOOCS that can be used for shared digital learning in South Africa?

Inquiries can be addressed to: Nkosikhona Msweli on email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..



Note that after the initial selection stage, there will be an interview process.


Proposals must be submitted to Nkosikhona Msweli, K4I Research Administrator, and should include:

  1. Proposal with the implementation plan (the final report should be ready by 01 December 2019)
  2. Budget/Quote
  3. Examples of previous work (2)
  4. Qualification certificates
  5. Referees


Please refer to UNISA General Terms and Conditions for suppliers.


Deadline for submission is Friday 16 August 2019 extended to Tuesday 27 August 2019 at 17h00.