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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 ...
Introduction to COL
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2009)
The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) is an intergovernmental organisation created by Commonwealth Heads of Government to encourage the development and sharing of open learning/distance education knowledge, resources and ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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
Breaking Higher Education's Iron Triangle: Access, Cost, and Quality
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-04)
Expansion is now the defining trend in the worldwide development of higher education. Some predict that by 2020, 40 percent of the global workforce will be knowledge workers with a need for tertiary qualifications. So the ...
The Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth
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 ...