• Forum on Open Schooling for Secondary Education in Sub-Saharan Africa 

      Fentiman, Alicia (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2004)
      In response to the growing demand and commitment to primary education, there has been an increase in the number of children who complete primary school throughout subSaharan Africa. The success in increasing completion ...
    • International Literacy and Livelihoods Experts Meeting: Learning for Life in a Changing World 

      Farrell, Glen (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2004)
      The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) is renewing its commitment to the enhancement of literacy in the developing countries of the Commonwealth by establishing a programme area focused on Literacy and Livelihoods. While the ...
    • Literacy & Livelihoods: learning for life in a changing world 

      (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2005)
      This publication of collected papers resulted from the International Experts Meeting held November 15-17, 2004. Commonwealth of Learning, 2005. Foreword The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) believes that marrying literacy ...
    • Initiatives for Seamless Learning: International Conference on Promotion of Open Schooling 

      National Institute of Open Schooling; Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2005)
      The emergence of Open and Distance Learning (ODL) System has been a phenomenal evolution in the history of educational development towards the later half of the twentieth century. While the conventional system continues ...
    • Commonwealth of Learning Capacity Building Workshop: Developing Digital Content 

      Mindset Schooling (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2007)
      This research evaluated a capacity building workshop offered by Mindset Network, South Africa, and initiated by Frances Ferreira of the Commonwealth of Learning. The objectives of the workshop were to build capacity in the ...
    • Forum on Flexible Education: Reaching Nomadic Populations in Africa 

      de Souza, Alba (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2007)
      The Forum was held in Garissa, Kenya, from 20-23 June 2006. It was hosted by the Kenyan Ministry of Education and UNICEF, and funded by the Commonwealth of Learning and the Commonwealth Secretariat. The objectives of the ...
    • COL Quality Assurance Workshop Report 

      South African Institute for Distance Education (SAIDE) (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2008)
      This document is a report of the Commonwealth of Learning workshop that was run by the South African Institute for Distance Education ((SAIDE) for Open Schools within Commonwealth countries. The workshop took place at ...
    • Instructional Design Workshop 

      Wright, Clayton R (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2009)
      According to the Commonwealth of Learning, the purpose of the workshop was to help Mzuzu University academic staff “gain an understanding and insight into how to design and develop instructional materials” for an open ...
    • Workshop on Research Methodology for Distance Education: Report 

      Koul, Badri N (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2009)
      A Report by Badri N Koul for the Commonwealth of Learning and The Open University of Tanzania (OUT), Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. Table of Contents: - Acknowledgements - Background - Pre-Workshop Tasks/Activities - Implementation ...
    • ICTs for higher education 

      Balasubramanian, K; Clarke-Okah, Willie; Daniel, John; Ferreira, Frances; Kanwar, Asha; Kwan, Angela; Lesperance, John; Mallet, Joshua; Umar, Abdurrahman; West, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2009)
      A background paper from the Commonwealth of Learning for the UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education; Paris, 5-8 July 2009.
    • Monitoring and Evaluation for Open Schools Workshop (Africa Region): Evaluation report 

      Namibian College of Open Learning (NAMCOL) (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2010)
      The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) initiated and implemented a three day awareness and training workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E). This report details the session conducted for the Africa region.  Twenty eight ...
    • Multi Media Learning in Swaziland: Final workshop report 

      Smit, Linette (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2010)
      The focus of the workshop was to familiarise ODL content developers, script writers, instructional designers, multimedia content editors and coordinators of learner support, research, evaluation and academic studies, ...
    • OERScout: Autonomous Clustering of Open Educational Resources 

      Abeywardena, Ishan S; Tham, Choy Y; Chan, Chee S; Balaji, Venkataraman (Asian Association of Open Universities, 2012)
      The Open Educational Resources (OER) movement has gained momentum in the past few years. With this new drive towards making knowledge open and accessible, a large number of OER repositories have been established and made ...
    • Fostering Governmental Support for OER Internationally (FGSOERI): Caribbean 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver and UNESCO, 2012-01)
      As part of the project Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally (FGSOERI), six regional policy forums will be held, one in each UNESCO region, between January and May 2012. The objectives ...
    • Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally (FGSOERI): Africa 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver and UNESCO, 2012-02)
      As part of the project Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally (FGSOERI), six regional policy forums will be held, one in each UNESCO region, between January and May 2012. The objectives ...
    • Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally (FGSOERI): Latin America 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver and UNESCO, 2012-03)
      As part of the project Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally (FGSOERI), six regional policy forums will be held, one in each UNESCO region, between January and May 2012. The objectives ...
    • Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally (FGSOERI): Europe 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver and UNESCO, 2012-04)
      As part of the project Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally (FGSOERI), six regional policy forums will be held, one in each UNESCO region, between January and May 2012. The objectives ...
    • From Cherry Picking to Convergence – Migrating E-Learning Delivery to an LMS (Learning Management System) – the COLeLIO Experience 

      Kwan, Angela; Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-06)
      The Commonwealth of Learning e-learning for International Organizations (COLeLIO) (www.col.org/colelio) Initiative engages appropriate technology to custom design and deliver just-in-time (JIT) workplace e-learning for ...
    • Quality Assurance for Distance Education in the Digital Age 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-10)
      Keynote Address, Distance Education Programmes in a Digital Age: Good Practice Guide, Workshop hosted by SAIDE and CHE, Johannesburg, South Africa, 3 October 2013 by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning // My ...
    • Innovation in TVET for Lifelong Learning and Sustainable Development 

      Mead Richardson, Alison (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014-12-09)
      The potential pivotal role that technical and vocational education and training (TVET) can play in sustainable development is becoming increasingly apparent. The Millennium Development Goals have been a significant force ...