• From Modernisation, Dependency and Soft Power Toward a Commonwealth of Learning 

      Evans, Terry; Jakupec, Victor (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2021-11-19)
      This article reflects on some influential theories, concepts and institutions that have shaped the nature and substance of international development since the mid-20th century. In particular, theories of modernisation and ...
    • From Policies to Implementation of Open Distance Learning in Rwanda: A Genealogical and Governmentality Analysis 

      Mukama, Evode (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-04)
      The purpose of this paper is to analyse the interplay between policy formulation and implementation in terms of the present historical and cultural practices of open distance learning (ODL) in Rwanda. This paper draws on ...
    • From the Emeritus Editor… 

      Tait, Alan (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016)
      It is difficult for educators to immerse themselves in development thinking and recognise how education contributes as more than a ‘thing in itself’, but as one of an array of crucial streams of activity for human and ...
    • The Funding of Open Universities 

      Mugridge, Ian (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1994)
      A collection of case studies, based on papers prepared for the COL/International Council for Distance Education (ICDE) symposium on funding and costing of open universities at the Asian Association of Open Universities ...
    • Future Proofing Higher Education in the Pacific with Open and Flexible Learning 

      Naidu, Som; Roberts, Keith J (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-12)
      Affordable access to higher education is a major challenge for small Pacific island nations. The University of the South Pacific which is owned and governed by twelve island nations in this region plays a special role in ...
    • Gender Analysis of Open and Distance Learning in the Caribbean Region 

      Peebles, Dana (Kartini International, 2014)
      This report provides an overview and analysis of the existing literature on open and distance learning (ODL) in the Caribbean from a gender perspective. It covers a wide range of themes encompassing the socio-cultural ...
    • Gender and ICT: Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review 

      Borokhovski, Eugene; Pickup, David; El Saadi, Lina; Rabah, Jihan; Tamim, Rana M (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-10)
      This publication addresses the intersection of gender and information and communication technologies (ICT) as reflected in the primary research literature and in educational practices and policies of the Commonwealth, the ...
    • Gender Bias Quiz 

      Tezare, Kisanet (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-09)
      At the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), we are committed to supporting an environment in which our staff, our consultants and the staff of our partner institutions and organisations can freely engage in dialogue about ...
    • Gender Friendly School Indicators Report 

      Tharakan, P K Michael; Devi, M D Usha (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver and Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), 2009)
      The Report of the CF focused on India, Pakistan, Cameroon and Papua New Guinea; because these countries currently appear to be very much off the track from achieving the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) III. It was ...
    • Gender Guidelines for the Sri Lanka Open School System 

      National Institute for Education (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020)
      Guidelines for gender equity in the provision of open schooling in Sri Lanka by the Open School of the National Institute of Education.
    • Gender Keys 

      (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-08)
      This brochure provides a gender walk through initiatives, projects, publications, and other activities offering detailed insights into design and implementation phases, as well as reporting, monitoring and evaluation.
    • Gender Mainstreaming in Learning for Sustainable Development 

      Sachdeva, Neena; Wong, Rosanne (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-08)
      Learning is not only the key to individual freedom, it also brings empowerment. Once people are empowered, they can make both choices and decisions, which increases their ability to act and to influence their lives and ...
    • Gender Mainstreaming Toolkit for Teachers and Teacher Educators 

      Frei, Sibyl; Leowinata, Sevilla (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014)
      The Commonwealth of Learning has developed this toolkit to help teachers and teacher educators learn more about gender mainstreaming, specifically: - why gender equality is important to students, teachers, communities and ...
    • Gender Scorecard 2.0: Instructions and Templates 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-08)
      COL has designed an Institutional Scorecard to help its partners monitor the status of gender mainstreaming. The Scorecard is intended to provide insight into organisational/institutional policies and practices in relation ...
    • GIRLS Inspire 

      (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-03)
      Thanks to the generous support of the governments of Canada and Australia, COL will support secondary schooling, training and skills development for girls and women using open and distance learning under two separate ...
    • GIRLS Inspire 

      (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020)
      Thanks to the generous support of the governments of Canada and Australia, COL will support secondary schooling, training and skills development for girls and women using open and distance learning under two separate ...
    • Girls Inspire Country Brief - Bangladesh 

      Sheldon, Dania; Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-10)
      Summary of the GIRLS Inspire project in Bangladesh and its connection with the Sustainable Development Goals.
    • Girls Inspire Country Brief - India 

      Sheldon, Dania; Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-10)
      Summary of the GIRLS Inspire project in India and its connection with the Sustainable Development Goals.
    • Girls Inspire Country Brief - Mozambique 

      Sheldon, Dania; Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-10)
      Summary of the GIRLS Inspire project in Mozambique and its connection with the Sustainable Development Goals.
    • Girls Inspire Country Brief - Pakistan 

      Ferreira, Frances; Sheldon, Dania (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-10)
      Summary of the GIRLS Inspire project in Pakistan and its connection with the Sustainable Development Goals.