• Improving the Quality of Education Through the Use of Gender-Sensitive Student Councils: Experience of Five Selected Districts in Tanzania 

      Mnubi, Godfrey M (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
      This study explores the practical aspects of gender-sensitive and democratically elected student councils in terms of strengthening school leadership and governance and providing a platform for increased awareness and ...
    • Innovative Leadership for Open Education 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2022-01-21)
      "Innovative Leadership for Open Education" presented virtually by Professor Asha Kanwar, COL President & CEO at the ICDE Leadership Summit 2022, Korea, 21 January 2022.
    • Leaders in Distance Education in the English-Speaking Caribbean 

      Kuboni, Olabisi (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-11)
      In examining the provision of distance education in the English-speaking (Commonwealth) Caribbean, it must be acknowledged that, historically, the main providers have been external institutions: the University of London ...
    • Leaders in Distance Education on the African Continent 

      Prinsloo, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-07)
      Both the task of identifying leadership in distance education, as well as leadership per se, does not happen in a vacuum. We need to understand the definition of leadership and the processes of identifying leadership in a ...
    • Leaders in Open and Distance Education in North America 

      Ally, Mohamed (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-07)
      The North American leaders in open and distance contributed to leadership, theory and research in open and distance education. Early distance education in North America can be traced back to Charles Wedemeyer who was a ...
    • Leadership and Innovation for the Future of ODL 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11-06)
      Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at the EduXchange International Conference, 6 November 2016 held in Shanghai Open University, Shanghai, China.
    • Leadership Empowerment and Effective Management of Nigeria Universities 

      Olorunsola, Edith (2013-11)
      This paper focuses on the concept of leadership and empowerment. It examines how leadership empowerment can enhance effective management in Nigeria Universities. Some related issues like the expected roles of leaders, ...
    • Leadership for Development: Re-shaping Higher Education Futures and Sustainability in Africa 

      Makoe, Mpine; Olcott, Don Jr (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2021-11-19)
      Leading change in higher education has been a major challenge in countries of limited resources, such as those in Sub-Saharan Africa. Most African universities have struggled with this transition mainly due to lack of the ...
    • Leadership in Open and Distance Learning at the Namibia University of Science and Technology to Ensure Competitive Advantage and Optimum Benefits 

      Mowes, Delvaline (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
      This paper reports on the changed nature of the role of universities in the 21st century. Specifically, the author argues that the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST), while remaining a university of academic ...
    • Leading Educational Change 

      Seeletso, Mmabaledi; Shihab, Mohamed; Lansiquest, Beverley; Fusitua, Liuaki; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013)
      This course will prepare educational leaders to effectively facilitate and guide the change effort in their organizations. Educational leaders must exercise the strategic art of leadership in response to changing educational ...
    • Leading Educational Systems 

      Powley, Roger; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014)
      This course will prepare educational leaders to better manage the systems, resources, curriculum, facilities and personnel under their charge. Educational leaders are action-oriented individuals who anticipate the short- ...
    • Pacific Leaders in Open, Online and Distance Learning 

      Bossu, Carina (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-03)
      In this piece about Pacific leaders in ODL, I noticed that despite the fact that many leaders have or have had a formal professional base at their institutions, many have worked across different nations and in collaboration ...
    • A Practice Based Approach to Theorising Digital Education Leadership 

      Brown, Cheryl; Czerniewicz, Laura; Mayisela, Tabisa; Huang, Cheng-Wen (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
      This paper conceptualises a holistic approach to digital education leadership, presenting the argument that digital education leadership is grounded in the practice that it seeks to foster (digital literacy practice) and ...
    • Promoting Digital Education in the Commonwealth 

      Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-11-02)
      Promoting Digital Education in the Commonwealth: Invited presentation by Dr. Sanjaya Mishra, Education Specialist: eLearning at the European Online and Distance Learning Week organised by the European Distance and E-Learning ...
    • Research Methods for Educational Leaders 

      Powley, Roger (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013)
      Conducting educational research requires knowledge of the scientific process and a variety of research tools and techniques. What research you do, how you do it, and what happens to the results will depend to a large extent ...
    • Technology leadership and ICT use: Strategies for Capacity Building for ICT integration 

      Mwawasi, Felix M (2013-11)
      Technology leadership is a fairly new concept in school leadership focus. It has become a concern for study in recent times, in tandem with the pedagogical change of integrating ICT in teaching and learning especially in ...
    • 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 ...
    • Women Leaders for Sustainable Development 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning, 2022-03-31)
      Women leaders for sustainable development: Presented virtually by Professor Asha Kanwar, COL President & CEO at the Third Pan-Commonwealth Training Programme on Women and Leadership in ODL, 31 March 2022.
    • Women Leaders in Learning for Development 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K; Wong, Rosanne (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-08-03)
      Presented at Koforidua Polytechnic in Koforidua, Ghana, 3 August, 2016 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning. Co-written with Dr. K. Balasubramanian, Vice-President, COL, and Rosanne Wong, COL.