• Assistive Technologies: Inclusive Teaching Guidelines for Educators 

      Ramsamy-Iranah, Sabrina D.; Maguire, Martin (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-09)
      In education, assistive technologies include devices or services that increase learners’ independence, participation or achievement to ensure that they reach their full potential. This guide describes how educators using ...
    • Can e-Authentication Raise the Confidence of Both Students and Teachers in Qualifications Granted Through the e-Assessment Process? 

      Whitelock, Denise; Edwards, Chris; Okada, Alexandra (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-03-20)
      The EU-funded TeSLA project - Adaptive Trust-based e-Assessment System for Learning (http://tesla-project.eu) has developed a suite of instruments for e-Authentication. These include face recognition, voice recognition, ...
    • Culturally Inclusive Online Learning for Capacity Development Projects in International Contexts 

      Gunawardena, Charlotte Nirmalani (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-03-20)
      This paper explores cultural inclusivity in online learning design by discussing two international capacity development projects; an online tutor mentor development program in Sri Lanka and a hybrid physician assistant ...
    • Editorial: Sustainable Development and Inclusive Quality Education 

      Gaskell, Anne (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11)
      This issue of JL4D has a particular focus on the sustainable development of inclusive quality education for all. We are also very pleased to launch a new series in JL4D in which members of COL’s Board of Governors and ...
    • Inclusive Design for Learning: Creating Flexible and Adaptable Content with Learners 

      Watkins, Caren; Treviranus, Jutta; Roberts, Vera (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020)
      Globally, children with disabilities are disadvantaged in the school environment. They are also disproportionately represented among out-of-school children. Inclusive Design for Learning provides a means to address this ...
    • Quality and Equity in Digital Learning: Policy Brief 

      Bates, Tony (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2021-06)
      High-quality digital learning offers potential economic and social advantages but also could easily lead to a widening gap between economically advanced and low-income countries. Within countries without suitable policy, ...
    • Towards Inclusive Education: A Case Study of IGNOU 

      Chaudhary, S V S; Khare, Pankaj; Gupta, Sanjay; Garg, Suresh (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11)
      Towards the end of the Eleventh Five Year Plan (2007 -2012), India catered to about 20 per cent of the youth in the age group 17 to 24 years. However, to achieve the threshold level of about 30 per cent by 2020, and address ...
    • Towards More Resilient Schooling: Possible Models for the Future 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020)
      Schooling has been associated with teachers and learners interacting in physical classrooms. However, when campuses close, alternative ways need to be found to ensure continuity of learning. This document explores how ...
    • Training Handbook: School-Based Teacher Development for Inclusive Education 

      Kenya Institute of Special Education; The Open University, UK (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-10)
      This handbook supports a programme of school-based teacher development for Inclusive Education (IE), drawing on international research as well as COL’s resources for the Teacher Futures programme. It presents tools and ...