• 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.
    • Kavya Inspirado por historias, Histórias para inspirar 

      De, Kuntal (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11)
      This is a Portuguese translation of the original Kavya book, which contains stories collected by the Mann Deshi Foundation in India, one of COL’s partner organisations. The stories give us a look into the lives of girls, ...
    • Kavya: Inspired by Stories, Stories to Inspire 

      De, Kuntal (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11)
      This book contains stories collected by the Mann Deshi Foundation in India, one of COL’s partner organisations. The stories give us a look into the lives of girls, parents and community members who are responding to age-old ...
    • Keeping the Doors of Learning Open COVID-19 

      (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-03-13)
      With an increasing number of states, provinces and even whole countries closing institutions of learning as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, 363 million learners worldwide are being impacted (UNESCO, 2020). COL has ...
    • Key Partners in Sustainable and Equitable Development: Resource materials on women and sustainable development 

      Ofosu-Amaah, Waafas (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1994)
      This report responds to Commonwealth mandates by producing training materials on women and sustainable development. It extrapolates, from selected "success stories," the common lessons for learning and teaching about the ...
    • Key Resources - A Blueprint and Toolkit for School-Based Teacher Development: Secondary 

      Moon, Bob (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-08)
      This is an accompanying resource to the Blueprint and Toolkit for School-Based Teacher Development: Secondary, developed by Bob Moon. Teachers will find general commentary on the issues discussed and activities that they ...
    • Knowledge Management Strategies for Distance Education 

      Butcher, Neil (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2007)
      During the past century, rapid development of an information society and growth in the quantity of accessible information was given considerable momentum with the development of information and communication technologies ...
    • Knowledge Transfer for a Horticultural Revolution: The Lifelong Learning for Farmers Model 

      Balasubramanian, K; Daniel, John (International Society for Horticultural Science, 2012)
      This paper examines the relevance of the current theoretical perspectives in extension for promoting horticultural revolution in developing countries. At present agricultural education and extension occurs within a framework ...
    • Koforidua Technical University Institutional Case Study 

      Barasa, Louise M (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-02-07)
      This study focuses on changes to the delivery of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) at Koforidua Technical University (KTU) based in the Eastern Region, Ghana as a result its partnership with the ...
    • The L3Farmers Project: Report and recommendations to the Commonwealth of Learning on Open and Distance Lifelong Learning for Smallholder Farmers and Agricultural Communities 

      Latchem, Colin; Maru, Ajit; Alluri, Krishna (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2004)
      The following report is based upon Commonwealth of Learning (COL) initiated online discussions, meetings at the second Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning in Durban, South Africa, and research by the authors into ...
    • Large-Scale, Government-Supported Educational Tablet Initiatives 

      Tamim, Rana M; Borokhovski, Eugene; Pickup, David; Bernard, Robert M (2015-05)
      A growing number of countries are embarking on large-scale, government-supported initiatives to distribute tablet devices to students in the K–12 schooling sector. Unfortunately, there is a misconception that by simply ...
    • Leaders in Distance Education in the English-Speaking Caribbean 

      Kuboni, Olabisi (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-11)
      In examining the provision of distance education in the English-speaking (Commonwealth) Caribbean, it must be acknowledged that, historically, the main providers have been external institutions: the University of London ...
    • Leaders in Distance Education on the African Continent 

      Prinsloo, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-07)
      Both the task of identifying leadership in distance education, as well as leadership per se, does not happen in a vacuum. We need to understand the definition of leadership and the processes of identifying leadership in a ...
    • Leaders in Open and Distance Education in North America 

      Ally, Mohamed (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-07)
      The North American leaders in open and distance contributed to leadership, theory and research in open and distance education. Early distance education in North America can be traced back to Charles Wedemeyer who was a ...
    • Leadership for Development: Re-shaping Higher Education Futures and Sustainability in Africa 

      Makoe, Mpine; Olcott, Don Jr (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2021-11-19)
      Leading change in higher education has been a major challenge in countries of limited resources, such as those in Sub-Saharan Africa. Most African universities have struggled with this transition mainly due to lack of the ...
    • Learner Support in Open and Distance Learning: Trainers' Kit 006 

      Commonwealth of Learning; Asian Development Bank; International Extension College (Commonwealth of Learning (COL);Asian Development Bank, 1999)
      The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) are pleased to provide this toolkit for your use and we sincerely hope that it will be a valuable resource for anyone planning and conducting training ...
    • Learners’ Access to Educational Materials in Select Institutions within the Commonwealth 

      Paskevicius, Michael (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-12)
      The purpose of this report is to assess students’ access to educational materials in select institutions within Commonwealth countries. The report starts with a review of the existing literature on problems and barriers ...
    • Learning and Living with Technology: The Commonwealth of Learning and the Millennium Development Goals 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2004)
      World leaders, meeting at the United Nations in 2000, set eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) that aim to transform the condition of humankind in the 21st century. These Goals now guide the policies of Governments ...
    • A Learning Design for Deep Learning for a Distance Teacher Education Programme 

      Bose, Sutapa (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2021-07-20)
      Self-learning materials (SLM) generally lack the mechanisms for ensuring deep learning but help address the learning needs of large number of learners. Hence, it was retained as the key instructional component for a distance ...