• Qualification Framework for Human Resource Development through Competency Testing in Food Safety Sector 

      Vijayakumar, P; Salooja, M K (2013-11)
      Globalization and technology developments are influencing every aspect of life. The education sector is also witnessing a number of changes and the system is becoming more open and technology oriented. The Open and Distance ...
    • Qualitative and Interactive e Learning through “VSAT” 

      Pole, Ramprasad (2010-11)
      “Nothing is permanent except change”. In a world where change is the only constant there is a need for tools techniques to help institutions become more effective. In a competitive world there is a need for ways to stay ...
    • Quality and Effectiveness of Distance Education in Secondary and Higher Secondary Programmes of Bangladesh Open University – A Learner-Based Evaluation 

      Sultana, Sadia A; Kamal, Mostafa A; Laboni, Ananya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
      To materialize Bangladesh’s goal for becoming a middle-income country by 2021 requires creation of techo-based large educated workforce. Due to socio-economic drawbacks a big number of students drop out from conventional ...
    • Quality and Equity in learning: A Comparative Study on Students Performance In Masai Technical Training Institute 

      Wambua, Francis; Yegon, Wesley (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
      Education is facing drastic change, with open, distance and flexible learning taking the centre stage. The increased demand of education among the adult learners and the learners in informal sector is changing the way ...
    • Quality Assurance and Cross Border Higher Education in the Commonwealth: The Work of the Commonwealth of Learning 

      Daniel, John; Kanwar, John; Clarke-Okah, Willie (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-09-21)
      We shall begin by looking at the current situation of Crossborder Higher Education (CBHE) in the Commonwealth and ask whether crossborder HE providers are latter-day pirates or contribute significantly to the educational ...
    • Quality Assurance and Open Educational Resources 

      Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-05-03)
      Stamenka will begin our proceedings by recalling some of the conclusions of the World Conference and suggesting how OERS might help us take some of its recommendations forward. After she has spoken I will come back with ...
    • Quality Assurance for Distance Education in the Digital Age 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-10)
      Keynote Address, Distance Education Programmes in a Digital Age: Good Practice Guide, Workshop hosted by SAIDE and CHE, Johannesburg, South Africa, 3 October 2013 by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning // My ...
    • Quality Assurance for Open Educational Resources: What’s the difference? (Pre-print) 

      Mishra, Sanjaya; Kanwar, Asha (2015-06)
      The emergence of Open Educational Resources (OERs) movement has been adopted by the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) as one of the ways to promote access to quality educational materials in the developing countries of the ...
    • Quality Assurance for Open, Distance and eLearning: Issues for Developing Countries 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-06-18)
      Asha and I have taken the title: Quality assurance for open, distance and eLearning: Issues for developing countries. Our comments will draw on a recent book in COL 's series Perspectives on Distance Education co-edited ...
    • Quality Assurance Guidelines for Open Educational Resources: TIPS Framework 

      Kawachi, Paul (Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA), 2014)
      In our earlier version 1.0 of this TIPS Framework, there were three levels of localisation each with their own specific quality criteria : (i) the upper-most level-1 of the repository containing the internationalised ...
    • Quality Assurance in Asian Open and Distance Learning: Policies and Implementation 

      Darojat, Ojat; Nilson, Michelle; Kauffman, David (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015)
      Open universities have emerged as an innovative pillar in the expansion of access to higher education participation, with single-mode distance education providers broadening access in many countries through economies of ...
    • Quality Assurance in Distance Education 

      Coomaraswamy, Uma (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2011)
      Prof. Uma Coomaraswamy, Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka in conversation with Prof. Som Naidu, Charles Sturt University at the Sixth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning (PCF6), Kochi, India, November 2010. Part of ten ...
    • Quality Assurance in Higher Education: An Introduction 

      Mishra, Sanjaya (National Assessment and Accreditation Council, India;Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007)
      Quality Assurance in the education sector is one of the major initiatives of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) in its Three-Year Plan for 2006-09. To achieve the outcome of enhanced quality at all levels of education, COL ...
    • Quality Assurance in Higher Education: Selected Case Studies 

      Tait, Alan (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1997)
      This publication marks the first collection to emerge from the work of the COL/ICDE quality assurance research group, chaired jointly by Jocelyn Calvert (Deakin University) and Alan Tait (UK Open University). It consists ...
    • Quality Assurance in Higher Education: Symposium Papers 

      Deshpande, Prakash M; Mugridge, Ian (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1994)
      This collection of essays is part of two approaches to dealing with the issue of quality assurance in distance education. The first approach arises from the agreement on research signed at the sixteenth world congress of ...
    • Quality Assurance in Open and Distance Learning 

      Kirkpatrick, Denise (commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2005)
      Assuring the quality of education provision is a fundamental aspect of gaining and maintaining credibility for programmes, institutions and national systems of higher education worldwide. Despite a long and generally ...
    • Quality Assurance in Open and Distance Learning: Trainers' Kit 005 

      Commonwealth of Learning; Asian Development Bank; International Extension College (Commonwealth of Learning (COL);Asian Development Bank, 1999)
      The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) are pleased to provide this toolkit for your use and we sincerely hope that it will be a valuable resource for anyone planning and conducting training ...
    • Quality Assurance in Teacher Education for Africa 

      Kanwar, Asha; Umar, Abdurrahman (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-07-30)
      Keynote Presentation: Distance Education and Teachers Training in Africa Conference 2013 (DETA), Kenya Science Campus College of Education & External Studies, University of Nairobi, Kenya, 30 July 2013, Presented by Professor ...
    • Quality Assurance Issues in Work Integrated Learning through Open and Distance Education in Nigeria 

      Awonuga, Olukayode O (2010-11)
      The trend at which distance education is moving these days has become increasingly noticeable in leaps and bounds. This is very much evident from the increasing enrolment in open and distance learning (ODL) institutions ...
    • Quality Assurance Toolkit for Open and Distance Non-formal Education 

      Latchem, Colin (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012)
      Non-formal education takes place both within and outside educational institutions. It caters to all ages and spans adult literacy, basic education, life skills, work skills and health promotion. This new COL publication ...