• Bachelor of Software Engineering: A Case Study for an Effective Degree Programme 

      Ratnayake, H U W (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
      How can the application of open, online and flexible education provide employability at the highest professional level? This is made possible with the Bachelor of Software Engineering (BSE) Degree programme offered at The ...
    • Background to the Transnational Qualifications Framework 

      West, Paul; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-02-25)
      If international online courses are to play a significant role in the expansion of education they must be placed within a global framework of quality assurance and qualifications recognition that inspires confidence.
    • The Bahamas 2012-2015: Country Report 

      Commonwealth of Learning (2015-06)
      Summarises COL’s activities and captures what was achieved during 2012-2015 in The Bahamas. This country report is an excerpt from the volume "COL in the Commonwealth 2012-2015: Country Reports". http://hdl.handle.net/11599/874
    • Bangladesh 2012-2015: Country Report 

      Commonwealth of Learning (2015-06)
      Summarises COL’s activities and captures what was achieved during 2012-2015 in Bangladesh. This country report is an excerpt from the volume "COL in the Commonwealth 2012-2015: Country Reports". http://hdl.handle.net/11599/874
    • Barbados 2012-2015: Country Report 

      Commonwealth of Learning (2015-06)
      Summarises COL’s activities and captures what was achieved during 2012-2015 in Barbados. This country report is an excerpt from the volume "COL in the Commonwealth 2012-2015: Country Reports". http://hdl.handle.net/11599/874
    • Barriers to Information and Communication Technologies Encountered by Women: Country Presentations 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1998)
      Education and training opportunities provided through distance and open learning are one of the few educational areas in which women in the developing world are well represented. Open and distance learning helps to ...
    • Barriers to Information and Communication Technologies Encountered by Women: Summary Report 

      Tandon, Nidhi (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1998-11)
      Commonwealth of Learning Abstract: Regional expert meetings convened by Commonwealth of Learning (COL) - COL and its network are continuing work in addressing gender barriers, such as those encountered by women, to the use ...
    • Barriers to Learning: The Difference Distance Learning can make in Namibia 

      Hummel, Ulrich I (2010-11)
      This paper will address the barriers to learning, including innovative structures and strategies put in place to overcome such barriers, with specific reference to rural distance education students in the Namibian context. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Barriers To The Effective Use Of Information And Communication Technologies In Distance Education 

      Ghazi, Shakil A; Hafeez, Amtul; Safdar, Muhammad (2013-11)
      Information and communication technologies (ICTs) have revolutionized all aspects of human life on this planet and these have created unprecedented challenges and unparallel opportunities for advancement on this globe. ...
    • Baseline Study for Distance Technical and Professional Education in Mozambique 

      Romiszowski, Alexander (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-07)
      This baseline study has been undertaken to describe and analyse the current situation with respect to TVET, in order to evaluate the needs and the viability of employing open and distance Learning (ODL), and in particular ...
    • A Baseline Study on Technology-Enabled Learning in the African and Mediterranean Countries of the Commonwealth: Report 

      Isaacs, Shafika (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-09)
      The study reports the findings of a desk review derived from Internet-based searches on the status of technology-enabled learning (TEL) in the African and Mediterranean countries of the Commonwealth in June 2015. Wherever ...
    • A Baseline Study on Technology-Enabled Learning in the Asian Commonwealth 

      (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-08)
      This report presents the findings of a study of technology-enabled learning in Commonwealth Asia to identify the basic mileposts in these countries’ vision and mission regarding ICT in education policies. The study looked ...
    • A Baseline Study on Technology-Enabled Learning in the Commonwealth Pacific Island Countries: Report 

      Vaa, Leatuaolevao R (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-11)
      This report presents an overview of the developments related to technology-enabled learning in the nine Commonwealth countries of the Pacific as in June 2015. The author provides in-depth analyses of specific country ...
    • Baseline Study on the Current State of Open and Distance Learning in Cameroon 

      Ndongfack, Michael N (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-03)
      Meeting in Mauritius in May 2014, COL Focal Points from Africa and the Mediterranean Regions reviewed the state of ODL in their respective countries and proceeded to map out their strategic plans for 2015–2018. The report ...
    • Baseline Study on the Status of Open and Distance Learning in Rwanda 

      Mukama, Evode (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-07)
      The purpose of the study was to gather current baseline data on the status of open, distance and eLearning (ODeL) in Rwanda. This data is vital to the planning of projects and initiatives that support the use of ODeL in ...
    • Basic Computer Literacy for Sierra Leone Police Officers 

      Thoronka, Kaprie; Sesay, Alpha B; Sesay, Abu B; Thoronka, Kevin W; Jawara, Fatmata H (2013-11)
      This project highlights training of Sierra Leone Police Officers in Makeni City, Sierra Leone. // Information communication and technologies in Sierra Leone is at 99% poor and it is accessible. The use of computers and ...
    • Basic Education at a Distance 

      Bradley, Jo; Yates, Chris (Commonwealth of Learning and Routledge, 2000)
      Open and distance learning has been used in many ways in the recent past to provide both primary education and adult education. The Commonwealth of Learning works with governments, schools and universities with the aim of ...
    • A Basic Guide to Open Educational Resources (OER) 

      Butcher, Neil (Commonwealth of Learning (COL);United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), 2015)
      Its purpose is to provide readers with a quick and user-friendly introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER) and some of the key issues to think about when exploring how to use OER most effectively. The second section ...
    • Basic Manicure and Pedicure Skills: A Flexible Learning Course 

      Kamau, Pauline; Mugure, Tabitha; Njagi, Stella; Mungai, Winnie (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-08)
      Through the INVEST Africa partnership of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), representatives of three Kenyan institutes, namely Rift Valley Technical Training Institute, Mombasa Technical Training Institute and Thika ...