• Policy Brief: Creating New Opportunities for Women and Girls: Enhancing Women's and Girls' Success in Technical and Vocational Education 

      Salasan Consulting Inc. (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-12)
      The empowerment of women and girls through Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) gives them an opportunity to acquire job-related skills for meaningful employment, a key contribution to poverty reduction. ...
    • Preventing Child Early and Forced Marriage 

      Kanwar, Asha; Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-11-24)
      Presented at CHOGM Malta 2015 at the Commonwealth Women’s Forum on 24 November 2015 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO (co-written with Ms Frances Ferreira, Education Specialist).
    • Preventing Child, Early and Forced Marriage (CEFM) Through Open, Distance and Technology-Based Education: Progress Report #4 

      Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-10-09)
      Driven by Canada’s strong efforts to end child, early and forced marriage (CEFM), COL launched the GIRLS Inspire – CEFM project in 2016. The vision of GIRLS Inspire is a society wherein women and girls are economically ...
    • Scaling Schooling for the Secondary Surge: What are the Options? 

      Kanwar, Asha; Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-12-21)
      My topic today is ‘Scaling Schooling for the Secondary Surge: what are the options?’ My remarks are based on an earlier joint presentation made with Sir John Daniel our former President and Frances Ferreira, our Education ...
    • Summary: Children and Young People 

      Ferreira, Frances; Fehr, Helena (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-07-17)
      Transcript of summary presentation on the theme of Children and Young People at the Fifth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning, London, UK, 17 July 2008. Prepared by Frances Ferreira and Helena Fehr, Commonwealth of ...
    • Universal Secondary Education for All: What are the options? 

      Kanwar, Asha; Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-06-22)
      Speech delivered by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning at the 19th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (CCEM) Nassau, The Bahamas, June 2015.
    • Value of Partnerships in Building an Education System 

      Naidoo, Vis; Lesperance, John; Umar, Abdurrahman; Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-11-26)
      Partnership refers to a dynamic relationship between organisations and institutions based on mutually agreed goals with clearly defined roles and responsibilities. COL leverages its modest resources through partnerships ...
    • Video Series for Open Education Week 

      Daniel, John; Ferreira, Frances; Lesperance, John; Umar, Abdurrahman (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2012-03)
      COL videos prepared for Open Education Week, 5 - 10 March 2012 (Worldwide): 1) Getting Governments to Back OERs: A joint COL-UNESCO project; Sir John Daniel (duration: 5:36) // 2) Mission Accomplished: What Next?; Frances ...
    • Women and Leadership in Open and Distance Learning and Development 

      Kanwar, Asha; Ferreira, Frances; Latchem, Colin (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013)
      This book could not have come at a better time. Many women in Commonwealth Member States continue to face great challenges of severe discrimination and violence. Education is one means of equipping women to deal with this ...