Alex Little

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Hi, I'm a technical developer and advisor, specialising in mobile learning and educational technology for low-resource environments.

Over the last years, I've supported the implementation of a range technologies to help improve the training of rural health workers, mainly in Ethiopia, but also in Liberia, Uganda, Nigeria, India, Zambia, Ghana, Lebanon and Pakistan.

I'm a keen proponent of the use of Open Source Software, Agile MethodologiesCreative Commons licensing and the Principles for Digital Development.

If you would like to find out more about how I could support your work and organisation then please contact me.


06 Nov 2021

Digital Campus now an Industry Partner for EMC

Digital Campus is now an Industry Partner for the Experts in Medical Computing course.

A key component of this course is an intermship, and we're offering an internship placement. Since I'm also a student on this course, I'll be in the position of doing an internship myself, plus supporting another students internship.

Early next week, I'll be giving a presentation to the current students on EMC, so will post it up after I've given …

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31 Oct 2021

Digital Campus Workshop in Madrid

From 18-22 Oct we had a team workshop in Spain, at the Insular co-working space (

Since we all usually work remotely, it's great that we can have some time occasionally to work directly together in the same place at the same time, as we can be very productive in these workshops. We've had these types of workshops several times over the last years, usually in Alcala, but also one in Joensuu, Finland, but of …

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22 Oct 2021

OppiaMobile - challenges and lessons learned

Here's a presentation I did for GiZ staff (in Germany and Ethiopia) last week about the challenges, lessons learned and results in implementing OppiaMobile over the last ~8 years in various countries:

OppiaMobile - Mobile Learning for Frontline Health Workers from Alex Little
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My main focus is on the technical development and deployment of the OppiaMobile learning platform:



OppiaMobile is an open source mobile learning platform from Digital Campus for delivering learning content, video and quizzes. All the content and activities can be accessed and used even when no internet connection is available. When a connection becomes available, tracking and quiz scores are sent back to the server for tutors, teachers and trainers to track the progress of their learners. Learners earn points and badges for completing activities and modules.

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