Centre for Flexible Learning (CFL)

CFL Staff

BSc, PGDip(CS/IS), MCIS (S.Pac)

Present position:
Open Education Design Architect

Section: Learning Design & Development Team

Contact details:
Location: Level 3, Communications Building, Laucala Campus
Tel: (+679) 323 2033, Fax: (+679) 323 1417
Email: deepak.bhartu(at)usp.ac.fj

Deepak joined the Learning Design and Development team as a Learning Designer in 2014. He is responsible for designing and developing flexible courses (mainly Online). Deepak holds a Bachelors Degree, Post Graduate Diploma and Masters Degree in Computing Science and Information Systems. He has over 6 years of tertiary teaching experience in Computing Science and Information Systems. Prior to joining CFL, he worked as a Tutor and Assistant Lecturer with the School of Computing, Information and Mathematical Sciences (SCIMS), USP. His interests include use of technology and pedagogy to promote education, MOOCs, playing computer games and socializing with friends and family.

  • Onwubolu, G. C., Sharma, A., Dayal, A., Bhartu, D., Shankar, A., and Katafono, K. (2008, September 15-19).  Hybrid Particle Swarm Optimization and Group Method of Data Handling for Inductive Modeling. Paper presented at the International Conference on Inductive Modelling (ICIM), Kiev, Ukraine.


  • Bhartu, D, Newell, A., (2016). A New Wave of Pacific Learning and Teaching: The University Of The South Pacificís First Ever MOOC, Paper presented at the Eight Pan Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning (PCF8), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  • Bhartu, D. (2011). Online Assessment Methods for Mathematics. Symposium presentation at the International Conference on Mathematics of Date: Mathematics Education and Practice, Allahabad, India.