• Quality Assurance Toolkit for Open and Distance Non-formal Education 

      Latchem, Colin (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012)
      Non-formal education takes place both within and outside educational institutions. It caters to all ages and spans adult literacy, basic education, life skills, work skills and health promotion. This new COL publication ...
    • Quality Assurance Toolkit for Open Schools 

      Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010)
      Open schooling is becoming increasingly prevalent in many developing countries. Enrolment numbers are rising rapidly, particularly at the secondary school level. But quality assurance remains limited. Open schooling must ...
    • Quality Assurance Toolkit for Teacher Education Institutions (QATTEI): Guidelines 

      Lakshmi, T K S; Rama, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL);National Assessment and Accreditation Council, India, 2007-10)
      Quality Assurance in the education sector is one of the major initiatives of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) in its Three-Year Plan for 2006-09. To achieve the outcome of enhanced quality at all levels of education, COL ...
    • Quality Assurance Toolkit: Distance Higher Education Institutions and Programmes 

      Coomaraswamy, Uma; Clarke-Okah, Willie (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009)
      The massification of higher education in many countries is placing tremendous pressure on higher education institutions (HEIs) to open up their doors to increasing numbers of students as demand for access to higher education ...
    • Quality Assurance: Good Practices in ODL in Sub-Saharan Africa 

      Mohee, Romeela (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-04)
      This publication contributes to the debate surrounding Quality Assurance in higher education, highlighting good practices in the context of distance and blended learning in Southern African universities. The case studies ...
    • Quality in MOOCs: Surveying the Terrain 

      Hood, Nina; Littlejohn, Allison (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-06-14)
      The purpose of this review is to identify quality measures and to highlight some of the tensions surrounding notions of quality, as well as the need for new ways of thinking about and approaching quality in MOOCs. It draws ...
    • Quality Indicators for Teacher Education 

      Menon, Mohan; Rama, K; Lakshmi, T K S; Bhat, Vasant D (National Assessment and Accreditation Council, India;Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007)
      Quality Assurance in the education sector is one of the major initiatives of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) in its Three-Year Plan for 2006-09. To achieve the outcome of enhanced quality at all levels of education, COL ...
    • Raising Awareness on Biodiversity: Commonwealth Examples 

      Filho, Walter L; Dykes, Clare; Murphy, Zena (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1996)
      In this book, readers will find critical analyses of the means that need to be employed to ensure that an environmental education dimension is implemented as part of biodiversity conservation projects. It describes ...
    • Re-writing Stories of Child Early and Forced Marriages through Vocational and Entrepreneurship Skills: Experience from the “Girls Inspire Project” in Tanzania 

      Mnubi, Godfrey M (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-07-20)
      This paper highlights experiences of young mothers, victims of child, early and forced marriages (CEFM) as pertaining to their basic rights, social wellbeing and sustainable livelihood four years after their participation ...
    • Reaching the Unreached Through Open and Distance Learning (ODL) in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan 

      Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-04-28)
      GIRLS Inspire is a Commonwealth of Learning (COL) project established to mobilise the power of open and distance learning (ODL) to provide secondary schooling and skills development training to women and girls who are ...
    • Referencing Tool: Transnational Qualifications Framework of the Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth 

      Gertze, Franz (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-06)
      This publication is based on a more extensive version of “Transnational Qualifications Framework for the Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth” <http://oasis.col.org/handle/11599/501>.
    • Reflecting on the Impact of the Open Education Movement 

      Conole, Grainne; Brown, Mark (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-12)
      This paper critiques the rise and impact of the open education movement, focusing in particular on Higher Education. It considers the impact of adopting more open practices on learning, teaching and research. In terms of ...
    • Reflections on Ten Years of the Commonwealth of Learning 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2001)
      The purpose of this document is to reflect and encourage discussions about The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and its strategic objectives for the ten years beginning July 2000. It draws on COL’s experiences since its ...
    • The Regional Community of Practice (CoP) Quality Assurance Guidelines in Open and Distance Learning (ODL) 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-03)
      The guidelines are intended for institutions to conduct quality reviews of their Open and Distance Learning (ODL) courses. Member of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL)’s Regional Community of Practice for Quality Assurance ...
    • Regional OER Guidelines: Botswana 

      (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11)
      The purpose of these Guidelines are to provide direction in the use of Open Educational Resources, to increase access to and support quality teaching and learning among students and teachers in the different Regions of the ...
    • Regional OER Guidelines: Cameroon 

      Nkwenti, Michael N (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-01)
      The purpose of these Guidelines are to provide direction in the use of Open Educational Resources, to increase access to and support quality teaching and learning among students and teachers in the different Regions of the ...
    • Regional OER Guidelines: Cameroon (French) 

      Nkwenti, Michael N (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-01)
      The purpose of these Guidelines are to provide direction in the use of Open Educational Resources, to increase access to and support quality teaching and learning among students and teachers in the different Regions of the ...
    • Regional Training & Research Institute for Open and Distance Learning (RETRIDAL): Evaluation Report 

      Gangopadhyay, Parthasarathi (Tota) (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2011)
      Monitoring and Evaluation are an integral part of the program development cycle and so is the use of Results Based Management (RBM) in Commonwealth of Learning (COL). COL plans to evaluate the past phases of the Project - ...
    • The Report of Baseline Study: ICT-based Learning 

      Shinde, Jayashree (SNDT Women's UniversityCommonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-05)
      Presents the status of Technology-Enabled Learning at SNDT Women’s University using the COL’s TEL Implementation Handbook. Covers learner access to technology, teachers access to technology, and review of infrastructure ...
    • Report of the Baseline Study on Technology-Enabled Learning at Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology 

      Kalpoma, Kazi A; Kamal, Mostafa A; Nayeem, Mir T; Mahbub, Shahriar (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-08)
      This document reports on the findings of a baseline survey and study conducted at Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST) with the objective of establishing technology-enabled learning (TEL) preparedness at ...