Book Review: Essential Skills for Highly Successful Youths
This is a book written for young people who are about to leave school and enter the world of tertiary education, an internship or work. It provides many useful lessons from a variety of sources. The author has reached into her personal experiences and attempted to provide young people with an encyclopaedia of useful how-to information.
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Review: Reimagining Digital Learning for Sustainable Development: How Upskilling, Data Analytics, and Educational Technologies Close the Skills Gap Passos, Rosario (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2021-10-19)Reimagining digital learning for sustainable development offers a compilation of curated insights from leading experts in the educational sector, as they contemplate how educational systems will have to reinvent themselves ...
George, Nancy (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016)This publication is a collection of articles compiled from papers presented at a forum convened by the Asia Development Bank in Manila in December 2011. The forum brought together a diverse group of international experts, ...
Book Review: Moocs and Open Education in the Global South: Challenges, Successes and Opportunities Anderson, Terry (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-03-20)Many Western educators live under the mistaken impression that Massive Open Online Courses are a waning fad that never lived up to the disruptive potential claimed by its early evangelists. However, even so-called ...
Book Review: Depover, C., Orivel, F. (2012). Developing countries in the elearning era (Vol. 96). Paris: UNESCO IIPE. Huelsmann, Thomas (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014)This review will depart from the standard format of a review, which usually starts by giving a brief summary of the reviewed item. Given that the book is readily available online at this URL and includes a good advance ...
Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-12)Daniel Wagner’s Learning as development is an important contribution in this area and, as Marlaine Lockheed of the World Bank points out, the volume “humanizes and broadens the discussion of education and development”. ...