• International Women's Day 2018 Message: Press for Progress 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-03-08)
      A message from Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, on International Women’s Day 2018.
    • Interplay between Literacy and Health Services Access: The Case of Elderly Exemption Beneficiaries in Tanzania 

      Edwards, Joshua (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2021-03-18)
      Over the last two decades research has indicated an unpleasant experience for the elderly with exemptions. An important question for this paper is whether the unpleasant exempted experience for the elderly in accessing ...
    • Introducing Copyright: A Plain Language Guide to Copyright in the 21st Century 

      Hofman, Julien (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009)
      Computers and the Internet have transformed the way we produce and distribute information and entertainment. And copyright is struggling to keep pace with these changes. The authors of all kinds of works, from the humble ...
    • Introducing MOOCs to Africa: New Economy Skills for Africa Program - ICT 

      Boga, Sandi; McGreal, Rory (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-01)
      MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are highly interactive online courses open to all on the World Wide Web. Some use OER and others rely on commercial content that can include video, multimedia and computer applications ...
    • Introduction to AI for IT and Non-IT Professionals 

      (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2021-09)
      This course introduces basic concepts of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and provides an overview of fundamental AI techniques. It also includes material for learners who may want to delve further in the field. The idea is ...
    • Introduction To Artificial Intelligence for IT and Non-IT Professionals: Final Report 

      Zafar, Alvi (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2021-06)
      This is the final report on 2 offerings of the Introduction to Artificial Intelligence for IT and Non-IT Professionals course, organised by the University of Pakistan in collaboration with the Commonwealth of Learning from ...
    • Introduction to Assistive Technologies 

      (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2021-10)
      In this 6-week course, you will be introduced to free accessible assistive technologies. It will equip you with the skills to support disabled people to use enabling technologies to aid their learning or working. The ...
    • Introduction to COL 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2009)
      The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) is an intergovernmental organisation created by Commonwealth Heads of Government to encourage the development and sharing of open learning/distance education knowledge, resources and ...
    • Introduction to Disability Needs Assessments 

      (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2021-10)
      In this 6-week course, you will learn how to conduct meaningful disability needs assessments. It will equip you with the skills to support disabled people to use enabling technologies to aid their learning or working. ...
    • An Introduction to Open and Distance Learning 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2000)
      This introduction to open and distance learning was based on introductory materials in COL's "training toolkits." The development of the toolkits, in various topics related to open and distance learning, involved the time ...
    • Introduction: Policies and Practice EDITORIAL 

      Gaskell, Anne (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016)
      This issue has a particular focus on policy: authors explore the relationship between policy and research (Traxler); the importance of having appropriate policies in place (Awadhiya & Miglani; Nkuyubwatsi; Bose) and new ...
    • Inventory and report on teacher education materials and programmes in the Commonwealth Caribbean 

      Marrett, Christine; Harvey, Claudia (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1998)
      The English-speaking Caribbean countries share a common history of British colonial rule, resulting in similar educational systems with common institutions. They, with other countries, form the Caribbean Community ...
    • INVEST Africa brochure 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2016-11)
      Innovation in Vocational Education and Skills Training (INVEST) – Africa: The key to increasing access & improving quality in TVET INVEST challenges TVET teachers, managers and policy makers to change the way they think ...
    • INVEST Africa Evaluation Report 

      Isaacs, Shafika (Commonwealth of Learning, 2015-03)
      This document is both a monitoring report of the activities of the Innovation in Vocational Education and Skills Training (INVEST Africa) Programme of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL)'s Technical and Vocational Skills ...
    • INVEST Africa Quality Assurance and Recognition Scheme 

      (Commonwealth of Learning, 2015-01)
      COL recognises that participation by our partner institutions involves the contribution of their human and physical resources and acceptance of the values of INVEST Africa. These proposals for a partner recognition scheme ...
    • Investments by the Commercial Banks in Training of Rural Communities and its Impact: Scope of Open and Distance Learning 

      Kumar, Naveen; Kulkarni, Anjali (National Institute of Bank Management, Pune;Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013)
      The Lifelong Learning for Farmer's (L3F) project of Commonwealth of Learning (COL) is seen as a livelihood promotion and poverty alleviation strategy for India and the rest of the developing countries. This is because of ...
    • Is Blended Learning Better than Online Learning for B.Ed Students? 

      Ranjan, Prabhas (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-11-20)
      Blended learning is a newly emerging area of research and practice in educational institutions. It is defined as a useful and reasonable combination of online and face-to-face learning and is acclaimed as a successful mode ...
    • Is there Learning Continuity during the COVID-19 Pandemic? A Synthesis of the Emerging Evidence 

      McBurnie, Chris; Adam, Taskeen; Kaye, Tom (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-11-20)
      Since the onset of COVID-19, governments have launched technology-supported education interventions to ensure children learn. This paper offers a narrative synthesis of emerging evidence on technology-based education to ...
    • The Jeffrey Town Model for Community Development 

      Gordon, Ivy V (Commonwealth of Learning, 2014)
      The Jeffrey Town model for community development has been effectively applied to the rural community of Jeffrey Town in Jamaica with Information and Computer Technology (ICT) as a key element. The farmer's association is ...
    • Journal of Learning for Development 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2019-08)
      An open access online scholarly journal providing a forum for practitioners and academics working in education and development to share knowledge and experience.