In a world crowded by journals, what is the need for a new one? The worlds of education and development live two separate lives, and educators in particular too often limit their interest to the educational systems within which they work – hard and innovatively – without, however, often enough making that further step to plan for and evaluate the impact on and outcomes in development. This is as relevant in the richer countries, with their social segmentation and lack of equity in opportunity, not to speak of relative if not so often absolute poverty, as in the poorer countries. This journal aims to promote that alignment of learning for development
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Gaskell, Anne (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-04)The articles in this issue all provide important contributions towards meeting SDG4. They highlight the role of informal learning (Kidu), community development (Pascevicius & Hodgkins-Williams), Open Educational Resources ...
Panda, Santosh (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2021-11-19)‘Learning for development,’ or for that matter the broader formulation of ‘education for development,’ has attracted greater attention during the past decades with further articulations within lifelong learning/ education, ...
Panda, Santosh (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-07-20)The work of the Commonwealth of Learning, as also that of many governmental and institutional initiatives, has been, in the past, based on ‘policy-capacity-technology’ as a theory of change framework within which national ...
Editorial: Open and Distance Learning for Development: How Can New Technologies and Distance Education Leaders Make an Impact? Gaskell, Anne (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-11)This issue of JL4D continues our popular series on Leaders in Open and Distance Learning (ODL) across the world, and it also includes major discussions of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and how they can be ...
Gaskell, Anne (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11)This issue of JL4D has a particular focus on the sustainable development of inclusive quality education for all. We are also very pleased to launch a new series in JL4D in which members of COL’s Board of Governors and ...