• Value for Money Review and Social Return on Investment Analysis 

      Du Vivier, Ed (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11)
      Between 2012 and 2015, COL provided financial support and other inputs for a range of processes and activities that were intended to promote the establishment of new open schooling programmes in Vanuatu and Belize, amongst ...
    • Value of Partnerships in Building an Education System 

      Naidoo, Vis; Lesperance, John; Umar, Abdurrahman; Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-11-26)
      Partnership refers to a dynamic relationship between organisations and institutions based on mutually agreed goals with clearly defined roles and responsibilities. COL leverages its modest resources through partnerships ...
    • Vanuatu 2012-2015: Country Report 

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

      Daisy, Umme F (Dhaka Ahsania Mission, 2015)
      With support from the Commonwealth of Learning, the Center for International Education and Development (CINED) of Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) in Bangladesh developed five vocational skills training packages. These training ...
    • Video interview with Sir John Daniel, former President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning by France 24 International News 

      Daniel, John; Perelman, Marc (France 24 International News, 2012-07)
      Marc Perelman meets Sir John Daniel to talk about the open educational resources movement. It’s an initiative that provides online teaching, learning, and research resources but also helps developing countries improve ...
    • Video Message for the National Student Commonwealth Forum 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-04-26)
      A video message delivered by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, for the National Student Commonwealth Forum, 26 April 2017.
    • A Video Platform to Produce, Support, and Share Educational Arabic Content 

      Alawani, Athra; Senteni, Alain; Singh, Abtar D (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
      Technology has contributed greatly to the evolution of modern educational systems. Video technology can be a genuine educational tool. Recently, free video-sharing sites has helped to create and share an unlimited number ...
    • Video Series for Open Education Week 

      Daniel, John; Ferreira, Frances; Lesperance, John; Umar, Abdurrahman (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2012-03)
      COL videos prepared for Open Education Week, 5 - 10 March 2012 (Worldwide): 1) Getting Governments to Back OERs: A joint COL-UNESCO project; Sir John Daniel (duration: 5:36) // 2) Mission Accomplished: What Next?; Frances ...
    • Video Series on Open and Distance Learning 

      Latchem, Colin; Kaur, Abtar; Balasubramanian, K; Daniel, John; Jung, Insung; Lee, Tae Rim; Peters, Geoff; Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2011-09)
      Commonwealth of Learning presents a Video Series on Open & Distance Learning. Four interviews were held during the Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU) 25th Annual Conference 2011 in Penang, Malaysia from 28-30 ...
    • Video/Videoconferencing in Support of Distance Education 

      Stilborne, Linda; MacGibbon, Peter (2001)
      Video is an increasingly important part of many distance education programmes, as it provides a visual and auditory context for learning. The necessary equipment need not be prohibitively expensive and the range of options ...
    • Virtual Reality and 3D Tours as a Pedagogical Support to Improve Students Experiences at the University 

      Banoor, Rajabalee Y; Ravi, Rajputh; Roopesh, Sungkur (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
      This paper discusses the experiences of fresh learners who have just embarked on a tertiary online course at the University of Mauritius. Online learning which is emerging as a promising market for the education industry ...
    • Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-03-10)
      Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth Programme Development Workshop, Maseru, Lesotho, 10 March 2011
    • The Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth 

      West, Paul; Daniel, John (Routledge, 2009)
      The Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth was conceived by Ministers at their triennial Conference of Commonwealth Ministers of Education in 2000. The Commonwealth of Learning was asked to investigate ...
    • Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth 

      Kanwar, Asha; Lesperance, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-11-12)
      Commonwealth Ministerial Meeting on Small States, 12 November 2013, Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Colombo, Sri Lanka, Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) From Concept to Implementation: ...
    • Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth 

      Kanwar, Asha; Lesperance, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-12-01)
      Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) Interlocutors Meeting, 1 December 2013, Abuja, Nigeria, Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar (co-written with Mr. John Lesperance), Commonwealth of Learning // ...
    • The Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) 

      Commonwealth of Learning (2016-02)
      VUSSC brochure: By expanding access to learning, VUSSC enables small states to become active contributors to global development and leaders in educational reform through the innovative use of information and communication ...
    • A Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2003)
      The Commonwealth Ministers of Education, at their meeting in Halifax, November 2000, directed The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) to develop a proposal for a virtual university to particularly serve the small states of ...
    • The Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) 

      Lesperance, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-08-30)
      When Ministers of Education met in 2000 to discuss the idea for having a VUSSC, achieving sustainable development was already a matter of concern hence it was included as one of the long term objectives for the VUSSC.//Although ...
    • The Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC): Capacity Building in ODL and ICT 

      Higgs, Leon (2010-11)
      This paper will explore how VUSSC has been used to enable sustained, systematic capacity-building to take place with project partners. This capacity development has focused on producing cohorts of designers and developers ...
    • The Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC): Using Technology to Increase Access to Learning Opportunities in Small States 

      Lesperance, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-09-30)
      25th AAOU Annual Conference, The Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC): Using Technology to Increase Access to Learning Opportunities in Small states by John Lesperance, Education Specialist - ...