• OAsis: COL's Institutional Repository 

      (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11)
      Promotional brochure describing OAsis - COL's online institutional repository for learning resources and publications.
    • OCL4Ed Frances Ferreira Welcome Video 

      Ferreira, Frances (2012-12)
      A short video welcoming participants to session 5: What license should I use for open educational resources I create? of the Open Content Licensing for Educators (OCL4Ed) event. Session 5: 13-14 Dec 2012. Duration 5:29
    • OER Capacity Building - Yaba College of Technology 

      Deurwaarder, J M (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-07)
      The workshop was held at the Academic Board Chamber of YCT from May 18-25, 2016 with approximately 50 participants. By the end of the input, it was expected that YCT would have a set of blueprints and good quality learning ...
    • OER Capacity Building – The Open University of Sri Lanka 

      Kamal, Mostafa A (Commonwealth of Learning, 2016-07)
      The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) in collaboration with the Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL) organized a capacity building workshop on the use/reuse of OER in ODL course development for academic staff of OUSL on February ...
    • OER Mainstreaming in Tonga 

      Abeywardena, Ishan S; Uys, Philippus M; Fifita, Seilosehina (International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning (IRRODL), 2019-02)
      In the race towards achieving the Education 2030 agenda, open educational resources (OER) act as a key enabler for sustainable development goal 4 (SDG4). Leading to the 2014 Regional Focal Points Meeting, Commonwealth of ...
    • OER Policy - Provincial Ministries of Education Sri Lanka 

      (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-07)
      The purpose of this policy is to provide direction in the use of Open Educational Resources to increase access to and support quality teaching and learning in the school education system in Sri Lanka. In doing so, the ...
    • Open and Distance eLearning in Asia: Country Initiatives and Institutional Cooperation for the Transformation of Higher Education in the Region 

      Bandalaria, Melinda D P (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-07)
      This paper is an attempt to describe the situation of higher education in Asia including the challenges it faced as well as the open and distance elearning initiatives by different countries and universities. Data gathering ...
    • Open and Distance Learning and Information and Communication Technologies- Implications on Formal and Non formal Education. 

      Situma, David B (Commonwealth of Learning, 2015)
      The Population; female (% of total) in Kenya was last reported at 50.05 in 2011, according to a World Bank report published in 2012. Despite this higher percentage, women in Kenya are not well represented in education and ...
    • Open and Distance Learning for Development 

      (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2005)
      The Commonwealth of Learning employs open learning and distance education to increase access to education and training. COL collaborates with governments and educational institutions and works with national and international ...
    • Open and Distance Learning in Kenya: A Baseline Survey Report Commissioned by the Commonwealth of Learning 

      Nyerere, Jackline (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-07)
      This report presents data from a baseline survey that was commissioned by the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) to gather current information on the status of open and distance learning (ODL) in Kenya vital to the planning ...
    • Open and Distance Learning Policy 

      (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2005)
      A conducive policy environment directly influences an education initiative's success and can help countries regulate educational quality within their jurisdictions. Thoughtfully designed Open and Distance Learning specific ...
    • Open and Distance Learning Policy Development: Particular Reference to Dual Mode Institutions 

      Bottomley, John; Calvert, Jocelyn (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2003)
      Dual mode institutions teach both on campus and at a distance. In most dual mode institutions policy is based on the needs of on-campus students and faculty, as Distance Education (DE) is a small, peripheral component or ...
    • Open and Distance Learning Quality Assurance in Commonwealth Universities: A Report and Recommendations for QA and Accreditation Agencies and Higher Education Institutions 

      Latchem, Colin (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-02)
      The issue of quality in open and distance learning (ODL) remains a major concern. Inadequate quality assurance (QA) measures, policies and systems render the credibility of ODL provision questionable. The Commonwealth of ...
    • Open and Distance Learning Systems 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2005)
      Countries and institutions need education systems and infrastructure that work well together, to provide quality support for large numbers of learners requiring education at every level. This infrastructure includes support ...
    • Open and Distance Learning: Applications 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2005)
      COL's pan-Commonwealth Open Distance Learning Applications programme emphasises using ODL methods and information and communications technologies (ICTs) to help developing countries achieve Millennium Development Goals. ...
    • Open and Distance Learning: Key Terms and Definitions 

      (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-06)
      This document identifies and defines several key terms related to Open and Distance Learning (ODL). Terms and definitions are current as of June 2015.
    • Open and Distance Learning: Knowledge Management 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2005)
      Educational knowledge resources such as learning, teaching and research materials must be designed, organised and delivered in a way that is equally and easily accessible to learners, teachers and administrators. In Open ...
    • Open and flexible TVET in Commonwealth Pacific countries 

      Neal, Terry (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2011-06)
      This report examines the current state of open and flexible technical‐vocational education and training (TVET) in nine Pacific Commonwealth countries: Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, ...
    • Open Badges as Credentials in Open Education Systems: Case Studies from Greece and Europe 

      Papadimitriou, Sofia T; Niari, Maria I (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-03)
      Open Badges are digital representations of achievements or skills which describe the framework, significance, and outcomes of a learning procedure based on specific criteria. The Open Badges’ collection can be used by ...
    • Open Education and the Sustainable Development Goals: Making Change Happen 

      Lane, Andy (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-11)
      Education for All has been a concept at the heart of international development since 1990 and has found its latest instantiation within the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as SDG 4, ‘Ensure inclusive and equitable ...