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The Role of Transnational, Private, and For-Profit Provision in Meeting Global Demand for Tertiary Education: Mapping, Regulation and Impact
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2004)
This is a report of a first-stage project sponsored by UNESCO and the Commonwealth of Learning to map the extent, range, and impact of transnational, private, and for-profit tertiary education provision in a sample of ...
The Changing Faces of Virtual Education
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2001)
This study is a report on some of the major developments that are influencing the evolution of virtual education. It examines not only the nature of these developments, but also the implications for the use of virtual ...
Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth: Evaluation - Interim Report
(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.
Distance education and open learning in Sub-Saharan Africa: A literature survey on policy and practice
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2002)
This report is a review of the literature on current developments and prospects in the field of open and distance learning in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Education is seen as a major impetus behind fundamental change ...
Case Studies of Non-Formal Education by Distance and Open Learning
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver and DFID, UK, 2000)
This research report will be useful to people involved or interested in the planning, development and implementation of non-formal education programmes because of the useful lessons it offers. The case studies in this ...
Producing Gender-Sensitive Materials for Open and Distance Learning
Sensitivity to someone’s gender is crucial, not only in life but also in learning. In developing countries where the opportunities for face-to-face education are often limited, open and distance learning (ODL) can provide ...
Using Telecentres in Support of Distance Education
(commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2001)
Telecentres or 'telecottages' are helping those at the margins of the knowledge economy gain and apply new understandings and skills. Telecentres may be seen as a socially responsive example of 'think global, act local.' ...
Life After Universal Primary Education: Open Schooling for Secondary and Higher Secondary Education: Costs and Effectiveness in India and Namibia
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2007)
Summary of a Commonwealth of Learning Report prepared by Badri N Koul and Greville Rumble: Open Schooling for Secondary & Higher Secondary Education: Costs and Effectiveness in India and Namibia.
Harnessing Technology to Learning: COL and the MDGs in Africa
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2005-10)
Brochure detailing the Commonwealth of Learning’s support to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals in Africa.
Open and Distance Learning: Applications
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2005)
COL's pan-Commonwealth Open Distance Learning Applications programme emphasises using ODL methods and information and communications technologies (ICTs) to help developing countries achieve Millennium Development Goals. ...