• Value for Money Review and Social Return on Investment Analysis 

      Du Vivier, Ed (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11)
      Between 2012 and 2015, COL provided financial support and other inputs for a range of processes and activities that were intended to promote the establishment of new open schooling programmes in Vanuatu and Belize, amongst ...
    • Versioning Guidelines - A Blueprint and Toolkit for School-Based Teacher Development: Secondary 

      Moon, Bob (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-08)
      The Versioning Guidelines have been developed to help in creating a version of the Blueprint and Toolkit for School-Based Teacher Development: Secondary for certain contexts, providing the opportunity to influence the ideas ...
    • Video interview with Sir John Daniel, former President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning by France 24 International News 

      Daniel, John; Perelman, Marc (France 24 International News, 2012-07)
      Marc Perelman meets Sir John Daniel to talk about the open educational resources movement. It’s an initiative that provides online teaching, learning, and research resources but also helps developing countries improve ...
    • Video Message for the 46th National Student Commonwealth Forum 2018 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-04-29)
      Video opening address by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at the 46th National Student Commonwealth Forum, Ottawa, Canada, 29 April – 4 May, 2018.
    • Video Message for the 47th National Student Commonwealth Forum 2019 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-04-27)
      Video opening address by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at the 47th National Student Commonwealth Forum, Ottawa, Canada, 27 April – 3 May, 2019.
    • Video Message for the National Student Commonwealth Forum 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-04-26)
      A video message delivered by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, for the National Student Commonwealth Forum, 26 April 2017.
    • Video Series for Open Education Week 

      Daniel, John; Ferreira, Frances; Lesperance, John; Umar, Abdurrahman (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2012-03)
      COL videos prepared for Open Education Week, 5 - 10 March 2012 (Worldwide): 1) Getting Governments to Back OERs: A joint COL-UNESCO project; Sir John Daniel (duration: 5:36) // 2) Mission Accomplished: What Next?; Frances ...
    • Video/Videoconferencing in Support of Distance Education 

      Stilborne, Linda; MacGibbon, Peter (2001)
      Video is an increasingly important part of many distance education programmes, as it provides a visual and auditory context for learning. The necessary equipment need not be prohibitively expensive and the range of options ...
    • The Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth 

      West, Paul; Daniel, John (Routledge, 2009)
      The Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth was conceived by Ministers at their triennial Conference of Commonwealth Ministers of Education in 2000. The Commonwealth of Learning was asked to investigate ...
    • A Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2003)
      The Commonwealth Ministers of Education, at their meeting in Halifax, November 2000, directed The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) to develop a proposal for a virtual university to particularly serve the small states of ...
    • The Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) 

      Commonwealth of Learning (2018-11)
      VUSSC brochure: By expanding access to learning, VUSSC enables small states to become active contributors to global development and leaders in educational reform through the innovative use of information and communication ...
    • The Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth – the First Nine Years 

      West, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-09)
      The Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) is an initiative that was created by the Ministers of Education of Small States. The Ministers approved the initiative for implementation at their ...
    • Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth: Evaluation - Interim Report 

      Dunlop, Catherine C (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2008-06)
      A report detailing and evaluating the Virtual University of Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) programme activities coordinated by the Commonwealth of Learning.
    • Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth: Monitoring & Evaluation Update 

      Dunlop, Catherine C (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2008-09)
      This Monitoring & Evaluation Update Report for the Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) is intended as a companion document to the VUSSC Interim Evaluation Report (June 2008). This report ...
    • Vocational Education and Training through Open and Distance Learning 

      Moran, Louise; Rumble, Greville (commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver and Routledge, 2004)
      The world needs workers with more and better skills. Conventional apprenticeships and old methods of professional training are not providing enough skilled workers, so governments, companies and colleges are all using open ...
    • Water Safe: An Introduction to Water Quality Issues 

      Williams, Elizabeth (commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1994)
      A coursebook for a self-study programme that will help in the understanding of the importance of good, clean, and safe water in everyday lives, but particularly when used in the preparation of food.
    • Web Radio:A Manual for Streaming Audio on the Web 

      Koradia, Zahir (Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia(CEMCA), New Delhi, 2013)
      Community Radio (CR) stations are short range FM radio stations that cater to the information needs of communities living in surrounding areas. These stations are typically setup and operated by non profit organizations or ...
    • What Learning for What Development? 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning, 2014)
      After reviewing the evolution of attitudes to poverty and education we note how it influenced the early provision of schooling and the emergence of a global agenda for international development and universal education. At ...
    • Who is COL? 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-06)
    • Widening Access to Science-Oriented Programmes in Tertiary Institutions in Ghana Through Distance Education 

      Osei, Collins K; Mensah, Joseph A (Commonwealth of Learning, 2014)
      An initiative in Science and Technology disciplines was introduced to expand access to KNUST programmes by distance. This study examined the level of access and challenges faced by learners in science oriented programmes ...