• Book Review: Learning as Development: Rethinking International Education in a Changing World 

      Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-12)
      Daniel Wagner’s Learning as development is an important contribution in this area and, as Marlaine Lockheed of the World Bank points out, the volume “humanizes and broadens the discussion of education and development”. ...
    • Bridging Fields at a Critical Time 

      Baggaley, Jon (Commonwealth of Learning, 2014)
      The launch of the Journal of Learning for Development occurs at a critical time for the education and development field. The ‘massive open online course’ concept currently being implemented by Western educators is considered ...
    • Editorial 

      Tait, Alan (Commonwealth of Learning, 2014)
      In a world crowded by journals, what is the need for a new one? The worlds of education and development live two separate lives, and educators in particular too often limit their interest to the educational systems within ...
    • Editorial: Meeting sustainable development goal 4: Some key contributions 

      Gaskell, Anne (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-04)
      The articles in this issue all provide important contributions towards meeting SDG4. They highlight the role of informal learning (Kidu), community development (Pascevicius & Hodgkins-Williams), Open Educational Resources ...
    • From the Emeritus Editor… 

      Tait, Alan (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016)
      It is difficult for educators to immerse themselves in development thinking and recognise how education contributes as more than a ‘thing in itself’, but as one of an array of crucial streams of activity for human and ...
    • Learning for Development in the Context of South Africa: Considerations for Open Education Resources in Improving Higher Education Outcomes 

      Baijnath, Narend (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-07)
      Education is at the core of South Africa’s national development. The National Development Plan recognizes the potential of education to transform individuals and drive attainment of other development goals. The country’s ...
    • What Learning for What Development? 

      Daniel, John (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 ...