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An Evaluation of the Usefulness and Ease of Use of the Aptus Within the Samoan Education Context
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-11)
This paper describes the findings of the first trial of the Aptus device within the National University of Samoa. The Aptus is a device that enables wireless access to valuable educational resources in the absence of ...
Pacific Leaders in Open, Online and Distance Learning
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-03)
In this piece about Pacific leaders in ODL, I noticed that despite the fact that many leaders have or have had a formal professional base at their institutions, many have worked across different nations and in collaboration ...
Informal Lifelong Learning for Development in Papua New Guinea: A Case Study from the Margins into the Mainstream
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-04)
This article traces the impact of the Ginigoada Foundation on the educational development of thousands of children and adults in Papua New Guinea (PNG). // Port Moresby, capital city of Papua New Guinea (PNG), had been ...
Future Proofing Higher Education in the Pacific with Open and Flexible Learning
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-12)
Affordable access to higher education is a major challenge for small Pacific island nations. The University of the South Pacific which is owned and governed by twelve island nations in this region plays a special role in ...
OER Mainstreaming in Tonga
(International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning (IRRODL), 2019-02)
In the race towards achieving the Education 2030 agenda, open educational resources (OER) act as a key enabler for sustainable development goal 4 (SDG4). Leading to the 2014 Regional Focal Points Meeting, Commonwealth of ...
Transformational Change in Delivery at Open Polytechnic, New Zealand
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-03)
As long ago as 1992, Greville Rumble was writing about the “competitive vulnerabilities” of single-mode distance teaching institutions [universities]. In the intervening years the challenges he described have only ...