• Uganda 2012-2015: Country Report 

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

      Butcher, Neil; Moore, Andrew (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-08)
      The fact that you are reading this lesson suggests that you have heard of open educational resources (OER). Currently, there is a lot of buzz about OER. Some see them as totally revolutionising how we bring learning ...
    • Unemployment Challenge In Nigeria: Vocational Education Through Open & Distance Learning Model To The Rescue 

      Ojewumi, A K; Olasupo, M O (2013-11)
      The paper reviewed the present status of unemployment situation in Nigeria with emphasis on university graduates. Effort was also made to examine the role vocational education through open distance learning can play to ...
    • UNESCO and COL: Two Complementary Organisations 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-09-21)
      The role of standard setter has come to the fore since that first meeting as UNESCO and the OECD have jointly developed Guidelines on Quality Assurance in Cross-Border Higher Education. This work has also showed UNESCO at ...
    • UNESCO ICT Competency Framework for Teachers 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2012-08)
      Promotional video produced by the Commonwealth of Learning, August 2012. Duration: 9:26
    • UNESCO-COL CFS Project Meeting 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-11-22)
      A very warm welcome to you to this meeting in which the countries present will share their experiences of implementing the CFS project and the lessons they learned as a result.
    • UNESCO-COL Workshop on Open Education Resources: Welcome and Introductory Remarks 

      Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-11-23)
      This workshop is part of a joint project between UNESCO and COL whose aim is to spread awareness and understanding of Open Educational Resources, or OERs, beyond the community of practice that has already grown up around ...
    • UNESCO-IICBA's Experiences on Online Distance Education for Master Teachers in Africa and on ICT-enhanced Teacher Development 

      Engida, Temechegn; Barry, Abdoulaye (2013-11)
      Competence in the integration of technology in curriculum and instruction is fundamental for the professional instructional leader. In regard to the qualitative and quantitative needs of Africa to achieve the EFA goals by ...
    • UNESCO/Commonwealth of Learning Chairs in OER 

      McGreal, Rory; Mackintosh, Wayne (2013-11)
      There are now two UNESCO/COL Chairs in OER, one in Canada at Athabasca University (Rory McGreal) and the other in New Zealand at Otago Polytechnic (Wayne Mackintosh). They are working with the UNESCO Chair in OER at the ...
    • UNISA’s Unique Academic Odyssey 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-05-05)
      Transcript of remarks after conferment of the degree of Doctor of Literature & Philosophy (honoris causa), UNISA – University of South Africa, Pretoria, 5 May 2010. Presented by Sir John Daniel.
    • United Kingdom 2012-2015: Country Report 

      Commonwealth of Learning (2015-06)
      Summarises COL’s activities and captures what was achieved during 2012-2015 in the United Kingdom. This country report is an excerpt from the volume "COL in the Commonwealth 2012-2015: Country Reports". http://hdl.handl ...
    • Universal Access to Quality Content: The Role of Open Education Resources (OER) 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-05-24)
      Presented at the International Conference on ICT and Post-2015 Education Qingdao, China; May 24, 2015
    • 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.
    • Universities in an Era of Open Education 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balaji, Venkataraman (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-06-19)
      Transcript and presentation slides from Keynote Address, 2nd International Conference on Open and Distance e-Learning, Manila, Philippines, 19 June 2014, Universities in an Era of Open Education, by Professor Asha Kanwar, ...
    • A University for the 21st Century – Graduates for the 21st Century 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-11-14)
      The Open University Malaysia, 7th Convocation, 14 November 2009 (Return Speech on the occasion of the conferment of the Honorary Doctorate of Education) Sir John Daniel, President, Commonwealth of Learning // You do me a ...
    • University-Community Links for Rural Prosperity 

      Daniel, John; Alluri, Krishna (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-11-28)
      We argue today that universities should do more to tackle the single most important development challenge for most poor countries, which is to improve rural prosperity.
    • Unlocking the Potential of Open Learning: A Shared Story of Education with Livelihood as a Force of Change for Mainstreaming Marginalized Women 

      Mahapatra, Sukanta K (2013-11)
      Gender equality is critical to the development process. The process of globalization may have resulted in new avenues of growth, but due to unequal distribution of its benefits women are subject to discrimination in many ...
    • Unlocking the Potential of Public Libraries in Supporting Distance Learning 

      Nabushawo, Harriet M; Aguti, Jessica N; Winterbottom, Mark (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016)
      This paper examines the place of public libraries in supporting distance learners in Makerere University, exploring the factors which affect utilisation of their services. The study adopted a survey design with 300 B.Ed. ...
    • Unlocking the potentials: conceptual framework for the education of the indigenous people through open and distance learning 

      Akhter, Zobaida (2010-11)
      The constitution of Bangladesh guarantees equal rights for men and women, prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, race, caste and religion and strives to promote social and economic equality. Access to information ...
    • Untitled 

      Odeyemi Olajumoke, Janet (2010-11)
      Global economy and technology are two of the factors shaping the learning process in the world today, their effects on the nature of adult learning are staggering, adult learners realize that they must continue their ...