• Addressing the Learning Needs of Out-of-School Children and Youths through the Expansion of Open Schooling 

      Mays, Tony; Singh, Rajiv Kumar (2020-12)
      At any one time, about 300 million children of school going age are not in school. Experience indicates that when schooling is disrupted, whether by a pandemic, a natural disaster or other reasons, not all children return ...
    • Administrative Structures for Distance Education 

      Perraton, Hilary (Commonwealth of Learning (COL);Commonwealth Secretariat, 1991)
      The purpose of this book is to help anyone considering the use of distance education and trying to decide how it should be organised. The acclaimed success of the world's 25+ open universities gives the impression that ...
    • An Anthology of "Best Practices" in Teacher Education 

      Lakshmi, T K S; Rama, K; Hendrikz, Johan (National Assessment and Accreditation Council, India;Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-08)
      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 ...
    • 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.
    • Audio for Distance Education and Open Learning: A Practical Guide for Planners and Producers 

      Thomas, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL);International Extension College, Cambridge, 2001)
      Written by John Thomas, who has worked with and produced audio support for education systems over 30 years, this handbook sets out good professional practice in the design, development and delivery of audio materials - ...
    • 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 ...
    • Beauty Therapy Courses from Botswana 

      Sibanda, Laura; Mazhani, One; Deurwaarder, Jan; Muraya, Christine; Mead Richardson, Alison (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-08)
      The Botswana Technical Education Programme (BTEP) is managed by the Department of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (DTVET) in the Ministry of Education and Skills Development. BTEP is outcomes-based and is ...
    • Benchmarking Toolkit for Technology-Enabled Learning 

      Sankey, Michael; Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-08)
      This toolkit helps educational institutions implementing TEL to assess and benchmark their practices in comparison to other institutions. It provides a framework for self-assessment and reporting based on 10 areas and ...
    • Biogas Production for Domestic Use: A Flexible Learning Course 

      Macharia, Francis N (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-01)
      This course aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed to plan, build and operate a biogas plant for domestic purposes. It is designed for dairy farmers, masons, prospective biogas plan operators and ...
    • Brave New Women of Asia: How Distance Education Changed Their Lives 

      Kanwar, Asha; Taplin, Margaret (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2001)
      The aim of this book of case studies is to inspire and encourage women to participate in open and distance learning. Going through the case studies, potential women learners will see that most of their reservations and ...
    • Business for Sustainable Development 

      Bissoon, U; Jugurnath, B; Bundhoo, M A Z; Lamport, M; Pariag, Neeveditah; Ramdhony, D; Gukhool, A (Open University of Mauritius; Commonwealth of Learning, 2018)
      This module was developed by the Open University of Mauritius with support from COL for the CEMBA/MPA programme. It seeks to introduce learners to principles of sustainable development and how they relate to business. The ...
    • Case Studies of Non-Formal Education by Distance and Open Learning 

      Siaciwena, Richard (Commonwealth of Learning (COL);Department for International Development (DFID), 2000)
      This research report will be useful to people involved or interested in the planning, development and implementation of non-formal education programmes because of the useful lessons it offers. The case studies in this ...
    • Case Studies on OER-based eLearning 

      Naidu, Som; Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA), 2014)
      Preface Case Studies: Open University of Sri Lanka Integrating OER in a Teacher Education Course by Shironica Karunanayaka Indira Gandhi National Open University OER-based Post Graduate Diploma in e-Learning by G. Mythili ...
    • The Changing Faces of Virtual Education 

      Farrell, Glen M (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2001)
      This study is a report on some of the major developments that are influencing the evolution of virtual education. It examines not only the nature of these developments, but also the implications for the use of virtual ...
    • COL in the Commonwealth 2012-2015: Country Reports 

      (Commonwealth of Learning, 2015)
      COL in the Commonwealth: 2012-2015 Country Reports summarises COL’s activities over the last three years (2012-2015) and captures what we have achieved in each Member State and across the Commonwealth.
    • COL in the Commonwealth: 2015-2018 Country Reports 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018)
      COL in the Commonwealth: 2015-2018 Country Reports summarises COL’s activities over the last three years (2015-2018) and captures what we have achieved in each Member State and across the Commonwealth.
    • Commerce 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2012)
      Unit 1: Foreign Trade- Unit 2: Customs Authority- Unit 3: Organisation of Business Units – Private Sector- Unit 4: Organisation of Business Units – Public Sector- Unit 5: Stock Exchange 1- Unit 6: Stock Exchange 2- Unit ...
    • Commercial Food Preparation: Local Cuisine 

      TVET Unit: Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development of St. Lucia (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-09)
      Employers in Saint Lucia and the region continue to lament that employees lack the skills to operate productively and efficiently at the workplace. The local cuisine of a country is one of its unique selling points (USP) ...