• Training Handbook: School-Based Teacher Development for Inclusive Education 

      Kenya Institute of Special Education; The Open University, UK (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-10)
      This handbook supports a programme of school-based teacher development for Inclusive Education (IE), drawing on international research as well as COL’s resources for the Teacher Futures programme. It presents tools and ...
    • Assistive Technologies: Inclusive Teaching Guidelines for Educators 

      Ramsamy-Iranah, Sabrina D.; Maguire, Martin (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-09)
      In education, assistive technologies include devices or services that increase learners’ independence, participation or achievement to ensure that they reach their full potential. This guide describes how educators using ...
    • Guidelines on Distance Education during COVID-19 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-05)
      Guidelines on Distance Education during COVID-19 offer policy advice and practical tips on the use of distance-education (DE) methods, tools and appropriate technology, and provide a road map for decision makers and ...
    • Open and Distance Learning: Key Terms and Definitions 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-05)
      This document identifies and defines several key terms related to Open and Distance Learning (ODL). Terms and definitions are current as of May 2020.
    • Keeping the Doors of Learning Open COVID-19 

      (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-03-13)
      With an increasing number of states, provinces and even whole countries closing institutions of learning as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, 363 million learners worldwide are being impacted (UNESCO, 2020). COL has ...
    • Towards More Resilient Schooling: Possible Models for the Future 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020)
      Schooling has been associated with teachers and learners interacting in physical classrooms. However, when campuses close, alternative ways need to be found to ensure continuity of learning. This document explores how ...
    • Strategies for Blended TVET In Response to COVID-19 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020)
      In response to high unemployment and under-employment of the global workforce, there is a need for flexible and scalable models for TVET. This situation has been further exacerbated by COVID 19. Blended ‘as-distance-as-possible’ ...
    • Quality Assurance Rubric for Blended Learning 

      Perris, Kirk; Mohee, Romeela (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020)
      This innovative tool has been designed to support individuals and institutions in the development of blended learning courses. It covers eight categories and supporting quality elements that can be used to benchmark the ...
    • Toolkit for Key Employability Indicators for National Qualification Agencies 

      Mohee, Romeela; Putty-Rogbeer, Kalyani (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020)
      This toolkit demonstrates the utilisation of Key Employability Indicators (KEIs) through which Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) as well as National Quality Assurance Agencies (NQAAs) will be able to monitor employability ...
    • Inclusive Design for Learning: Creating Flexible and Adaptable Content with Learners 

      Watkins, Caren; Treviranus, Jutta; Roberts, Vera (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020)
      Globally, children with disabilities are disadvantaged in the school environment. They are also disproportionately represented among out-of-school children. Inclusive Design for Learning provides a means to address this ...