• 15th Triennial Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers 

      Perinbam, Lewis (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2003-10-30)
      Notes for Remarks to Commonwealth Education Ministers 15th triennial Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (15CCEM) Edinburgh, Scotland, 30 October 2003 by Mr. Lewis Perinbam, O.C. Chairman of the Board of Governors, ...
    • 21st Century Skills for Sustainable Development 

      Mays, Tony (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-12-04)
      Presented by Dr Tony Mays, Education Specialist: Open Schooling at the Distance Education Association of Southern Africa (DEASA) 2020 Virtual Conference on 4 December 2020.
    • The 6th International Workshop of the Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth 

      West, Paul; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-10-27)
      Transcript from Official Opening of The 6th International Workshop of the Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth, held on Great Exuma of The Bahamas, 27 October 2008. By Paul West and Sir John Daniel. ...
    • Academic Awards for Workplace Learning 

      Bhonde, Dinesh; Patil, Vijaya; Ajbani, Latika (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-09)
      Academic Awards for Workplace Learning By- 1. Dr. Dinesh Bhonde, Registrar, Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nashik (India) 2. Dr. Vijaya Patil, Associate Professor, Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra ...
    • Acceptance Speech at the Special Convocation of The Open University, London 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning, 2016-04-22)
      Distance education and technologies have opened up infinite possibilities for millions across the Commonwealth. Achieving sustainable development remains an aspirational goal for all of us. How can we meaningfully ...
    • Access and Affordability in Higher Education (Pre-print) 

      Kanwar, Asha; Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-06)
      The demand for Higher education continues to rise. A key driver of this demand, according to a recent World Bank working paper, is the steady return on investment. The average rate of return on investment for private and ...
    • Access and Success in Learning: Your Conclusions 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-11-28)
      In the next few minutes I shall share impressions of the conference. I have called this short intervention Access & Success in Learning: Your Conclusions. I say ‘your conclusions’ because although I have not spoken to all ...
    • Access and Success: Distance Learning at Massey University and its Impact on New Zealand Society 

      Maharey, Steve (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-11-25)
      I was delighted to receive and accept the invitation from Sir John Daniel on behalf of the Commonwealth of Learning to speak at the Sixth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning about distance learning at Massey University ...
    • Access and Success: What are the Links? 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-11-25)
      Our theme is Access & Success in Learning. This reflects our conviction that it is no longer enough – and it never was enough – to pride ourselves on the role of open and distance methods in widening access to learning. ...
    • Access to Learning for Development 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-05-17)
      Launch of the 5th Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning, University of London, 17 May 2007, Access to Learning for Development, Remarks by Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning // It is a great pleasure to be here ...
    • Access to Learning for Health, with Particular Reference to HIV/Aids: Some Ideas 

      Brito, Lídia (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-07-16)
      Slides of presentation at the Fifth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open and Distance Learning (PCF5), London, UK, 16 July 2008. Presented by Professor Lídia Brito.
    • Access to Quality Learning for Development 

      Burnett, Nicholas (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-07-14)
      Slides and video of a presentation at the Fifth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning, London, UK, 14 July 2008. Presented by Mr. Nicholas Burnett, UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Education.
    • Access to Success 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-10-10)
      Remarks by Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning at the ceremony to launch preparations for the, 6th Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning, Chennai, India, 10 October 2009 // The title we have chosen for PCF6 is ...
    • Achieving a Better Completion Rate in MOOCs Through a Blended Approach 

      Kannan, Kalpana; Parmar, Mahendra; Dixit, Sajjan; Deshmukh, Urmila (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-09)
      n the fast-changing globalised world, everyone needs to acquire new knowledge and skills continuously. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) help achieve lifelong learning to a large number of ...
    • Activating and Nurturing the Investment of Heutagogical Resources for Equity and Quality in Self-Determined, Open, Online and Distance Learning 

      Nkuyubwatsi, Bernard (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
      Expansion of access to higher education and learning opportunities is often inhibited by the lack of teachers, limited physical facilities, the shortage of financial resources and limited technological infrastructure. Due ...
    • 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 ...
    • Advanced ICT Skills Development Project 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-08)
      With 60 per cent of the Commonwealth’s population under 30 years of age, the skilling of youth is a top priority for governments. The Commonwealth of Learning’s (COL) current focus includes course and programme development ...
    • AI and Education: An Intelligence Infrastructure to Empower Self-efficacy 

      Luckin, Rose (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-09-11)
      A special address delivered by Dr Rose Luckin, Professor of Learner Centred Design, UCL Knowledge Lab, at the ninth Pan-Commonwealth Forum (PCF9).
    • Alternative Assessment Strategies for eLearning 

      Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2021-01-03)
      “Alternative assessment strategies for eLearning” by Dr. Sanjaya Mishra, lecture delivered online at the University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan on January 3, 2021.
    • An Analysis of Intercultural Students' Self-Determination in Graduate Online Programmes: Implications for Praxis 

      Bissessar, Charmaine; Black, Debra; Boolaky, Mehraz (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-09)
      In this study, self-determination is considered to be the individual autonomy in the form of intrinsic motivation which propels the individual to work toward achieving a specific goal. The self-determination of online ...