• European Distance Education: A Handbook of Current European Programmes and Networks 

      Jenkins, Janet (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1994)
      The purpose of this handbook is to provide accessible information to personnel in ministries, educational institutions and other bodies concerned with education and training in order to inform them of new developments in ...
    • Water Safe: An Introduction to Water Quality Issues 

      Williams, Elizabeth (commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1994)
      A coursebook for a self-study programme that will help in the understanding of the importance of good, clean, and safe water in everyday lives, but particularly when used in the preparation of food.
    • Asa Briggs Lecture: Communications, the Commonwealth and the Future 

      Dilks, David (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver and The University of Hull Press, UK, 1994-05-10)
      The Inaugural Commonwealth Lecture (since renamed to the Asa Briggs lecture) delivered in The Middleton Hall of The Universily of Hull on 10 May 1994, by Professor David Dilks, Vice Chancellor, The University of Hull.
    • Strategic Outlook 1995 - 1998 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1994-11)
      Strategic Outlook, 1995 - 1998 // (Presented at the 12th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers held in Islamabad, Pakistan in November, 1994) // When the Commonwealth Heads of Government created The Commonwealth ...
    • Directory of Courses and Materials for Training in Distance Education 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1995)
      Revised, and updated in both content and design, this directory describes materials and programmes that have been developed by distance education trainers, working at all levels and sectors of public educational systems ...
    • Education for the Future: A Generic Version of the Report of a Caribbean Task Force on Education 

      Commonwealth of Learning (commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1995)
      Through analyses undertaken by a Caricom Advisory Task Force, a far-reaching policy document was produced which outlines a coherent approach to educational development in the Caribbean region. As the document contains much ...
    • Management of Drug Supplies: a distance learning course 

      Commonwealth Pharmaceutical Association (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1995)
      The modules are as below: * Course Introduction * Module 1: The context of drug supply management * Module 2: Drug policy and the context of control * Module 3: Health care structure and management * Module 4: Financing ...
    • Barriers to Participation of Women in Technological Education and the Role of Distance Education 

      Evans, Karen (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1995)
      1. Introduction (excerpt) - The significance now attached to increasing the participation of women in technology and technological education reflects two world-wide trends. The first is the way in which technology is ...
    • Producing Gender Sensitive Learning Materials: A Handbook for Educators 

      Phillips, Susan; Jenkins, Janet (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1995)
      This unique resource book is designed to be used by those developing distance learning materials to assist in identifying gender bias concerns and improving capacity for addressing them. Discussion and case studies cover ...
    • The Commonwealth of Learning: Summary Report 1994-1996 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1996)
      Founded in 1987, The Commonwealth of Learning was inspired by the vision that the peoples of the Commonwealth must and can have access to knowledge, regardless of where they live and whether they are rich or poor. Member ...
    • Theoretical Perspectives on Gender and Development 

      Bailey, Barbara; Leo-Rhynie, Elsa; Morris, Jeanette; Reddock, Rhoda; Connelly, M Patricia; MacDonald, Martha; Li, Tania M; Parpart, Jane L; Barriteau, Eudine; McClean, Maxine; Walker, Anne S (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996)
      This core module was collaboratively developed and written by the Centre for Gender and Development Studies at the University of the West Indies, the International Women's Tribune Centre in New York, and the Summer Institute ...
    • Raising Awareness on Biodiversity: Commonwealth Examples 

      Filho, Walter L; Dykes, Clare; Murphy, Zena (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1996)
      In this book, readers will find critical analyses of the means that need to be employed to ensure that an environmental education dimension is implemented as part of biodiversity conservation projects. It describes ...
    • The Use of Distance Learning in Non-Formal Education: a report on a survey carried out for the Commonwealth of Learning by the International Extension College 

      Dodds, Tony (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1996)
      The report documents information on 73 projects, in 56 developing countries and 17 industrialised countries, and presents a number of conclusions and proposals for further action. The survey found that there is considerable ...
    • The Cost Effectiveness of Distance Education for Primary Teacher Training 

      Perraton, Hilary (International Research Foundation for Open Learning (IRFOL) ; Asian Development Bank, 1996)
      The purpose of the paper is to guide the planning of distance education programmes for teacher training. Many teacher-training programmes have sought a balance between general education, teaching in relation to specific ...
    • Remarks: Indira Gandhi National Open University 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-02-07)
      I bring you greetings from the Commonwealth of Learning; thank you for inviting me to this important meeting, to learn from you of developments in student support systems here in India and to share with you a few thoughts ...
    • Remarks: Kota Open University 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-02-10)
      Transcript of speech at first convocation ceremony, Kota Open University, February 10, 1996. Presented by Professor Gajaraj Dhanarajan, President, The Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver.
    • Global Trends in Distance Learning: A Broad Overview 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-02-11)
      It gives me enormous pleasure to attend this meeting today and share with you some thoughts on the environment, issues, challenges, opportunities and practise of higher distance and open education around us. I do not wish ...
    • Connections (vol. 1, no. 1) 

      Wilson, Dave (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-03)
      COL newsletter published March 1996
    • Setting Up Open Universities 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-04-21)
      During the next forty minutes or so that we have, I will divide my presentation into three parts: // 1. I will briefly reiterate some points to those you may have already heard about in terms of key planning and implementation ...
    • Distance Education: Crossing the Distance in the Commonwealth 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-05-22)
      The Commonwealth of nations is home to 1.2 billion people; one out of four human beings on earth lives in one of the 53 Commonwealth countries. Almost half these nations are small with populations under a million while ...