• Asa Briggs Lecture: Using ICT to Increase Participation and Strengthen Democracy 

      Cox, Winston (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-11-01)
      Asa Briggs Lecture presented by Mr Winston A. Cox, Alternate Executive Director for the Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago, Inter-American Development Bank, at the Fourth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on ...
    • The Gender Dimension of Open and Distance Learning 

      Mlama, Penina (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-11-02)
      The Fourth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open and Distance Learning is an important opportunity for all of us engaged in Open and Distant Learning to reaffirm our commitment to the provision of education for all and to gauge ...
    • Learning for Development 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-10-31)
      My task in the next few minutes is to set the scene for this conference. Although today is the opening ceremony, hundreds of colleagues around the globe have already been taking part in PCF4 for several months through four ...
    • 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.
    • Think globally, learn locally: Democratising learning for international organisations 

      Kwan, Angela (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-10)
      In the lead up to the millennium, the rapid development of the World Wide Web, internet and word processing technologies began to change the way we communicate, work, learn, and live. In its most positive light, information ...