Distant Learning

Upskilling a generation
Providing soft skills and professional development training through our network of specialised trainers, both digitally and in-person, to some of the most disadvantaged and remotely located students in Asia.
Research and Innovation
Enabling extensive research on modern pedagogy, learning and teaching systems and student experience practices to incorporate state-of-the-art gamification, Team-Based Learning, and innovative teaching & learning methodologies to revolutionise teaching in Asia.
OI is AI
Utilising our on-ground training expertise and extensive research to create the ultimate technological teaching system that will democratise education for 750 million students by 2025.

About Otermans Institute

  • We have created a blanket training system in soft skills and professional development that supplements the current education systems of the countries where we work.

  • We provide students with this programme via the latest education and pedagogy developed in the UK.

  • We upskill young populations to better qualify for mid-income level jobs.

  • We conduct research to show the effectiveness of our programme both on national and individual levels.

  • We are democratising our training through technology.
  • Some of our work, especially during this pandemic, is volunteer-driven, and we thank everyone who has helped our movement reach where it is today.

Our trainers come from

Our team

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Experienced as a senior Science & Innovation Adviser at the Foreign and Commonwealth office, and as senior management of a University, Sweta brings a wealth of knowledge and research expertise to the team. Previously, she has also worked with the World Health Organisation, the British Parliament, and Royal Society of Geography. She holds both a Masters and PhD from King's College London.
Dr Sweta Raghavan
Head of Research
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Formerly the Deputy Chair GU at the University of Cambridge and President of Brunel students, Pauldy is currently Lecturer (Education) at Brunel University London and External Trustee of University of Cambridge SU. Her expertise lies in curriculum development, innovative teaching & learning pedagogy, and education research. She also has experience as an academic at the University of East London and as a researcher at the University of Basel and École Normale Supérieure, Paris. Previously, she was part of a patent winning team with Philips.
Dr Pauldy Otermans
Principal & Chair
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An international award-winning educationist whose work has directly impacted the lives of 50,000 people globally, Dev Aditya has raised over £600,000 for social projects and has experience in governance and senior management of UK charities, student representation bodies, and a British University. Dev Aditya also worked with international stakeholders like Indian High Commission in London, British Parliament members, UN Organizations and government departments in India and Afghanistan.
Mr Dev Aditya
Managing Director
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As a researcher working with Brunel University London and Solar Botanic, Geert brings a wealth of experience in both research and start-up operations. Previously, he has also conducted research with the MTC in the UK. Prior to his work in the United Kingdom, he was involved with academia in the Netherlands - mainly in the area of student professional development and employability skills. Apart from education Geert is also a sustainable energy scientist.
Mr Geert Jansen
Head of Operations
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A highly experienced full stack developer, Jason has worked across sectors in specialised IT and technology roles. He has worked for MNCs like Vodafone, supported scaling start-ups like Curve, and early start-ups like Tintin Technologies Ltd. He also has experience working with AI in CERN. Apart from his technology roles, Jason is also the Trustee of a £1.3 million annual revenue earning London-based Student Charity and is the Co-founder of Pawcket India.
Mr Jason Xavier
LMS Lead Developer

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📍 71-75 Shelton Street, London, Greater London, United Kingdom, WC2H 9JQ