• Girls Inspire Country Brief - Tanzania 

      Sheldon, Dania; Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-10)
      Summary of the GIRLS Inspire project in Tanzania and its connection with the Sustainable Development Goals.
    • GIRLS Inspire Final Report: Preventing Child, Early and Forced Marriage (CEFM) Through Open, Distance and Technology-Based Education 

      Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-07-12)
      This is the final report to Global Affairs Canada (GAC) on the three-year GIRLS Inspire–CEFM project, which concluded on 31 March 2019. It provides an evidence-based narrative of progress made towards the achievement of ...
    • GIRLS Inspire Info Cards 

      Sheldon, Dania (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-04)
      A collection of five info cards which explores the GIRLS Inspire Reaching the Unreached project model, its strategies and the impacts of the programme for women and girls and their communities.
    • GIRLS Inspire: Model for Women's Empowerment 

      (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-12)
      GIRLS Inspire was established as a Commonwealth of Learning (COL) project in partnership with community organisations in Bangladesh, India, Mozambique, Pakistan and Tanzania in 2016. Its overall goal is to help women and ...
    • The Global Micro-credential Landscape: Charting a New Credential Ecology for Lifelong Learning 

      Brown, Mark; Nic Giolla Mhichíl, Mairéad; Beirne, Elaine; Mac Lochlainn, Conchúr (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2021-07-20)
      This article offers a global overview of the burgeoning field of micro-credentials and their relationship to lifelong learning, employability and new models of digital education. Although there is no globally accepted ...
    • The GMS Toolkit : an Integrated Resource for Implementing the Gender Management System Series 

      Atthill, Catherine; Johnson, Tina; Williams, Suzanne (Commonwealth Secretariat, 2004)
      This Toolkit has been developed to support your work in gender mainstreaming using the Gender Management System (GMS). // Gender mainstreaming is the process of integrating a gender perspective into all policies, ...
    • Governance of Open Universities: A Few Observations on Trends in Asia 

      Kaushik, Madhulika; Dhanarajan, G (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-12)
      Like all organisations, good governance is a fundamental requirement for the responsible and accountable management of universities in general and open universities in particular. This is to ensure that these (open) ...
    • A Government Policy Development Template to Progress Effective Implementation of Open Educational Resources (OER) 

      Butcher, Neil (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012)
      This template is designed to help governments to review and develop key policy issues for implementing effective OER policy at national level.
    • Growing a Culture of Peace: A Case Study of the Matuaileoo Environment Trust Inc 

      Coghlan, Michael; Mead Richardson, Alison (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11)
      In October 2016, COL conducted a case study of the non-government organisation Matuaileoo Environmental Trust Inc (METI) in Apia, Samoa. METI has partnered with COL since 2014 in the strengthening of their community ...
    • A Guide for Implementing a Quality Assurance Institutional Review Tool for Blended Learning 

      Mohee, Romeela; Perris, Kirk (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2021-01)
      This guide and tool has been designed to support higher education institutions to review, or audit, their readiness to offer blended learning courses. Users of the guide and tool will benchmark their institution’s status ...
    • Guide to Blended Learning 

      Cleveland-Innes, Martha; Wilton, Dan (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-11)
      The Guide to Blended Learning is an introduction using technology and distance education teaching strategies with traditional, face-to-face classroom activities. This Guide has been designed to assist teachers adopt blended ...
    • Guide to Developing Open Textbooks 

      Moore, Andrew; Butcher, Neil (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-09)
      This how to guide has been developed to assist teachers, teaching support personnel and educational technology administrators to: understand the value of open education, OER and open textbooks for teaching and learning; ...
    • Guide to Gender Responsive Learning Materials Development 

      (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-08)
      This guide has been developed as a tool to enhance gender-equality considerations in learning materials. The publication is designed for writers and revisers who prepare and develop curricula, as well as educators responsible ...
    • A Guide to Integrating Employability in Higher Education Institutions: The Commonwealth of Learning's Employability Model 

      Mohee, Romeela (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-08)
      A Guide to Integrating Employability in Higher Education Institutions is designed to support the implementation of the Commonwealth of Learning’s Employability Model in higher education institutions. The guide helps higher ...
    • A Guide to Virtual Universities for Policy-Makers 

      Richards, Griff (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-10)
      This guide aims to clarify the virtual university concept for policy-makers and provides a conceptual framework to establish virtual university. Information was gathered from a review of literature and an examination of ...
    • Guidelines & Template for the Development and Adaptation of Materials for the UNICEF-Commonwealth of Learning Child Friendly Schools Project 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2010-04)
      The child-friendly schools project seeks to develop the capacity of teacher educators, Teacher Resource Centre (TRC) managers, and other education personnel on CFS. This involves the implementation of several activities, ...
    • Guidelines for Online Assessment for Educators 

      vd Westhuizen, Duan (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11)
      This work starts with a brief overview of education in developing countries, to contextualise the use of the guidelines. Although this document is intended to be a practical tool, it is necessary to include some theoretical ...
    • Guidelines for Open Educational Resources (OER) in Higher Education 

      (Commonwealth of Learning (COL)United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), 2011)
      Open educational resources (OER) are materials used to support education that may be freely accessed, reused, modified and shared. These Guidelines outline key issues and make suggestions for integrating OER into higher ...
    • Guidelines for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of MOOCs 

      (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-07)
      Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have emerged as an educational innovation with the potential to increase access to and improve the quality of education. Different stakeholders in education view MOOCs from different ...
    • Guidelines on Distance Education during COVID-19 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-05)
      Guidelines on Distance Education during COVID-19 offer policy advice and practical tips on the use of distance-education (DE) methods, tools and appropriate technology, and provide a road map for decision makers and ...