• Asian Leaders in Open and Distance Education 

      Panda, Santosh (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-11)
      The Asian distance education system is probably the largest in the world. No other continent has seen such a serious policy discourse, as well as determined efforts in its practice, as Asia, since the focus invariably has ...
    • An Assessment of the performance of entrepreneurship and Flexible Skills Development Initiative in Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, Edo State, Nigeria 

      Idogho, P O; Ugheoke, M L; Egele, A F (2013-11)
      Chronic unemployment problem is plaguing the Nigerian society manifesting in young graduates from tertiary institutions roaming the streets in search of white-collar jobs without success. This has caused some of them great ...
    • Collaborative Leadership and Irrational Exuberance 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-02)
      Hamdan Bin Mohammed eUniversity – Annual Congress 2011, Theme: Being at the Leading Edge – How to give the Quest for Excellence a New Meaning, Virtual Executives Club Dinner, Theme: “Collaborative Leadership”, the Recovery ...
    • Commonwealth Digital Education Leadership Training in Action 

      McGill, Lou; Meadon, Liana; Gunness, Sandhya; Rampersad, Rubina; Brown, Cheryl; Pancham, Kershan (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-10)
      The Commonwealth Digital Education Leadership Training in Action (C-DELTA) is a programme of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) that intends to promote digital education in the Commonwealth nations. In order to develop ...
    • The Culture of Leadership 

      Hirtz, Sandy; Munoz, Patricio; Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013)
      The Culture of Leadership examines the place of educators and leaders within a rapidly developing global world. This course will provide learners with an understanding of the importance of developing a safe, collaborative ...
    • Curriculum for Digital Education Leadership: A Concept Paper 

      Brown, Cheryl; Czerniewicz, Laura; Huang, Cheng-Wen; Mayisela, Tabisa (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11)
      The Commonwealth Digital Education Leadership Training in Action (C-DELTA) is a long-term programme of COL to promote a digital education environment in Commonwealth Member Nations. This concept paper proposes a holistic ...
    • Curriculum Leadership: A Creative Approach to Theory and Practice 

      Hirtz, Sandy; Munoz, Patricio; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013)
      This course examines the diverse and often contentious field of curriculum studies. This course places curriculum theory and practice within the broader sociopolitical context, drawing upon real case studies from across ...
    • Editorial: Celebrating the 8th Pan-Commonwealth Forum and Distance Education Leaders 

      Gaskell, Anne (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-07)
      It is a great pleasure to introduce this special issue of JL4D, which continues our features on Leaders in Distance Education around the world but also has as its main focus a celebration of the 8th Pan-Commonwealth Forum ...
    • Editorial: Distance Education Leaders Across the World: Contributions to Learning for Development 

      Gaskell, Anne (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-03)
      It is a very great pleasure to introduce a new series to JL4D that focuses on the main leaders in distance education and online learning (ODeL) across the world. Articles will cover six areas: Africa, Asia, Europe, North ...
    • Editorial: Open and Distance Learning for Development: How Can New Technologies and Distance Education Leaders Make an Impact? 

      Gaskell, Anne (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-11)
      This issue of JL4D continues our popular series on Leaders in Open and Distance Learning (ODL) across the world, and it also includes major discussions of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and how they can be ...
    • European Figures in Distance and e-Learning 

      Tait, Alan (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-03)
      In my contribution on European figures who have really made a difference in distance and e-learning I want firstly to observe that Europe has produced, or at least been the happy host of many of the major figures in our ...
    • Flexible Learning for the Indigenous Orang Asli Community in Malaysia: Non-Formal Skills Development 

      Christopher, Anne (2013-11)
      Thousands of voluntary projects under Enactus (Entrepreneurs in Action) have been carried out worldwide. Known for its successful programs, Enactus, a non-profit global organization mobilizes university students to create ...
    • Foundations of Educational Leadership 

      Felicien, Anthony; Andimignon, Merina; Jawawi, Rosmawijah; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013)
      This course will introduce leaders to the concepts and principals of educational leadership. This course will provide learners with an overview of the roles of educational leaders and the impact of educational leadership ...
    • The Future of Education in the Developing World 

      Barrett, Claudette L; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014-01)
      Education is essential to social and economic development, especially for citizens in developing countries. The future is changing so dramatically and quickly that it poses more challenges for current educational leaders. ...
    • Improving the Quality of Basic Education Through the Use of Gender-Sensitive Student Councils: Experience of Six Selected Districts in Tanzania 

      Mnubi, Godfrey M (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-07)
      This paper analyses whether the gender-sensitive and democratically elected student councils helped in strengthening school leadership and providing a platform for increased awareness and advocacy for male and female ...
    • Improving the Quality of Education Through the Use of Gender-Sensitive Student Councils: Experience of Five Selected Districts in Tanzania 

      Mnubi, Godfrey M (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
      This study explores the practical aspects of gender-sensitive and democratically elected student councils in terms of strengthening school leadership and governance and providing a platform for increased awareness and ...
    • Leaders in Distance Education in the English-Speaking Caribbean 

      Kuboni, Olabisi (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-11)
      In examining the provision of distance education in the English-speaking (Commonwealth) Caribbean, it must be acknowledged that, historically, the main providers have been external institutions: the University of London ...
    • Leaders in Distance Education on the African Continent 

      Prinsloo, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-07)
      Both the task of identifying leadership in distance education, as well as leadership per se, does not happen in a vacuum. We need to understand the definition of leadership and the processes of identifying leadership in a ...
    • Leaders in Open and Distance Education in North America 

      Ally, Mohamed (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-07)
      The North American leaders in open and distance contributed to leadership, theory and research in open and distance education. Early distance education in North America can be traced back to Charles Wedemeyer who was a ...
    • Leadership and Innovation for the Future of ODL 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11-06)
      Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at the EduXchange International Conference, 6 November 2016 held in Shanghai Open University, Shanghai, China.