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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 ...
Mass Tertiary Education in the Developing World: Distant Prospect or Distinct Possibility?
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-06)
In the coming decades the global profile of tertiary education will be transformed by the multiplication and growth of institutions in the developing world. Age participation rates in tertiary education are below 10% in ...
eLearning for Development: Using Information and Communications Technologies to Bridge the Digital Divide
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-06)
eLearning has the potential to make an important contribution to reducing educational deprivation, which in turn can aid progress in achieving development goals. The major obstacles to eLearning are connectivity, equipment, ...
International Online Courses: Issues of Global Quality Assurance, Multi-Country Collaboration and Open Educational Resources
If international online courses are to play a significant role in the expansion of education they must be placed within a global framework of quality assurance and qualifications recognition that inspires confidence. We ...
From Innocence to Experience: the Politics and Projects of Cross-border Higher Education
Many developing countries are struggling to increase access to higher education (HE) since their Age Participation Rates (APRs) are well below the level that the countries of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and ...