• Changing lives through LIVES (Learning Through Interactive Voice Educational System) 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2011-12-12)
      A video presented at the First UNESCO Mobile Learning Week (12-16 December 2011), held in Paris, France by Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning. Duration: 3:25 // Resource contains link to video as well as a transcript ...
    • Helping Each Other: Sharing through Microfinance 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-11-11)
      While microfinance was an important breakthrough it is, as the name implies, concerned with small loans. It is a start, but only a start, to a process that allows rural people access to credit to implement their ambitions ...
    • Learning, Technology and Gender: Need, Opportunity and Obligation 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2002-12-16)
      In the next 20 minutes or so that I have, if you permit and indulge me, I wish to reflect with you, from an educational perspective, on: i. where our rural and marginalized populations find themselves in a world that is ...
    • Outdoctrination: Society, Children, Technology and Self-organisation in Education 

      Mitra, Sugata (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-11-03)
      Slides from presentation at the Fourth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open and Distance Learning (PCF4), in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, 3 November 2006. Presented by Sugata Mitra.
    • University-Community Links for Rural Prosperity 

      Daniel, John; Alluri, Krishna (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-11-28)
      We argue today that universities should do more to tackle the single most important development challenge for most poor countries, which is to improve rural prosperity.