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Sustainable Development Begins with Education
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11)
This article builds on the report of a meeting of the Memory and Future Club of the Association of Former UNESCO Staff Members held in February 2016 to discuss the impact of UNESCO's work on Education for All. It also ...
A Policy Brief on MOOCs
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-05)
A MOOC (massive open online course) is an online course that normally requires no prior qualifications for entry, can be accessed by anyone who has an Internet connection, and includes large or very large numbers of ...
What Learning for What Development?
(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 ...
Video interview with Sir John Daniel, former President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning by France 24 International News
(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 Series for Open Education Week
(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 ...
Knowledge Transfer for a Horticultural Revolution: The Lifelong Learning for Farmers Model
(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 ...
Dual-Mode Universities in Higher Education: Way Station or Final Destination?
With online learning it became much easier for academic staff to produce versions of their campus courses for distance students and to interact with them by e-mail and other web tools. This promise of a direct relationship ...
Commonwealth of Learning Resource CD-ROM Introduction
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2011-09)
Sir John Daniel introducing COL's Resource CD-ROM (September 2011). Duration: 7:51
Sir John Daniel - Mega-Schools, Technology and Teachers
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2010)
Sir John Daniel, President & CEO of COL, describes the contents of his new book, Mega-Schools, Technology and Teachers: Achieving Education for All, in this three-minute video. Duration:3:20.
Addressing the Successes and Failures of the Campaign for Universal Primary Education
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010)
The report card of the global campaign to achieve universal primary education (UPE), which began at the Jomtien Conference in 1990 and was reinforced by the Dakar Forum in 2000, is a blend of success and failure. Both ...