Centre for Flexible Learning (CFL)

CFL Staff

Valentine HAZELMAN
BBus(HRM), PGCertEdTech, MEdTech (S.Qld), PhD (W'gong) 

Present position:
Senior Instructional Designer

Section: Learning Design & Development Team

Contact details:
Location: Level 3, Communications Building, Laucala Campus
Tel: (+679) 323 2308, Fax: (+679) 323 1417
Email: valentine.hazelman(at)usp.ac.fj

Val is the Senior Instructional Designer at the Centre for Flexible Learning where he has worked for over 10 years. He has special responsibilities for instructional design, learning systems implementation and operations management in distance and flexible learning. He has qualifications in Multimedia Production from Okinawa International Centre and Kansai University, Japan, and in Human Resource Management and Education Technology from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia. Val undertook PhD studies in Education (ICT specialization) under an Australian Leadership Award at the University of Wollongong, Australia. He is an avid tennis fan and player.


  • Chandra, R., Hazelman, V., & Koroivulaono, T. (2011). Leveraging technology for tertiary education in the South Pacific. In M. Bray & M. Martin (Eds.), Tertiary education in small states: Planning in a context of globalization (pp. 215-231). Paris: IIEP-UNESCO.

  • Evans, J., & Hazelman, V. (2010). Distance and Flexible Learning at the University of the South Pacific: Computer Science Challenges. In W. Kinuthia & S. Marshall (Eds.), Educational Technology in Practice: Research and Practical Case Studies from the Field, Educational Design and Technology in the Knowledge Society Series (pp. 67-80). USA: Information Age Publishing.


  • Hazelman, V., Jione, M., & Cabebula, T. (2015, October 14-16). The evolving technologist: reflecting on the role of the Education Technologist in a regional university. Paper presented at the Twenty-sixth International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE): Growing capacities for sustainable & distance e-learning provision, Sun City Resort, South Africa.
  • Hazelman, V., & Koroivulaono, T. (2013, December 2-6). What next? Progressing learning innovations in a regional university. Paper presented at the Seventh Pan Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning (PCF7): Open Learning for Development: Towards Empowerment and Transformation, Abuja, Nigeria.