• Bridging the Last Mile 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-06-04)
      Commonwealth of Learning, Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth, Third Course Development Boot Camp, Port of Spain, Trinidad, 4 June 2007, Bridging the Last Mile, Opening Remarks, Sir John Daniel // This ...
    • Bridging the Technology Gap: The Case of the Missing Content 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-08-30)
      In this session we bring you some perspectives on how the technology gap can be bridged to increase access, improve quality and cut the costs of education.
    • Building a community for developing OERs 

      Botes, Corne; Ferreira, Frances (2010-11)
      The transition to lower secondary education is now at the centre of the Education for All agenda in many countries. As more children are progressing through primary school the demand for secondary school places is growing. ...
    • Building a Community For Developing OERs 

      Botes, Corne; Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-11-25)
      The transition to lower secondary education is now at the centre of the Education for All agenda in many countries. As more children are progressing through primary school the demand for secondary school places is growing. ...
    • Building Bridges between Educators in Small and Island States 

      West, Paul; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-11-12)
      Building Bridges between Educators in Small and Island States, Commonwealth of Learning, Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth, Fourth International Training and Course Development Workshop, Apia, Samoa, ...
    • Can New Modes of Digital Learning Help Resolve the Teacher Crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa? 

      Moon, Bob; Villet, Charmaine (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-03)
      Sub-Saharan Africa, more than any other part of the world, is experiencing a crisis in finding sufficiently qualified teachers to meet the needs of expanding school systems. The professional development support provided ...
    • Can ODL reach the unreached? Lessons from the Commonwealth 

      Kanwar, Asha; Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-07-27)
      First public lecture of the National Open University of Nigeria’s (NOUN) Distinguished Lecture Series in Abuja, Nigeria, delivered by Professor Asha Kanwar speaking about the potential of open and distance learning (ODL) ...
    • Can OER Transform Education? A Developing World Perspective 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-11-21)
      Video presentation given at the 2011 conference on Open Educational Resources in Iceland (21 November 2011) by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning. // OER penetration in the developing world has been slower ...
    • Capacity building of academic staff in the integration of ICT and OER in teacher education programs at the Open University of Sri Lanka 

      Karunanayaka, Shironica P; Naidu, Som (2013-11)
      Growing interest in promoting Education for All (Dakar, 2000), open access to educational resources, and the economic imperatives for adopting greater use of open educational resources (OER) (UNESCO 2012 declaration) is ...
    • Case Studies on OER-based eLearning 

      Naidu, Som; Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA), 2014)
      Preface Case Studies: Open University of Sri Lanka Integrating OER in a Teacher Education Course by Shironica Karunanayaka Indira Gandhi National Open University OER-based Post Graduate Diploma in e-Learning by G. Mythili ...
    • A Celebration of Sharing and a Milestone for Open Educational Resources 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-03-02)
      Transcript of speech for Launch of Open Educational Resources for Open Schooling and Implementation of the Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth and Transnational Qualifications Framework, The Seychelles, ...
    • Certificate Programme in Community Development (CCD) 

      Swaraj, C (Commonwealth of Learning (COL);State Resource Centre, Kerala, 2016)
      The Certificate Programme in Community Development (CCD) is aimed at building and strengthening the capabilities of community workers, such as in-service Preraks (literacy workers), so that they may have the knowledge and ...
    • Changing the Tune: MOOCs for Human Development? A Case Study (Pre-print) 

      Balaji, Venkataraman; Kanwar, Asha (2015-06)
      The Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is covered in critical analysis as well as in popular media as a development exclusively bearing on the Higher Education sector (The Economist, 2014). This term has also acquired an ...
    • Closing Remarks 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-12-06)
      Transcript of "Takeaways, Prospects" Seventh Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning Closing Ceremony, 6 December 2013, International Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • Coastal Community Resource Center: An Open Education Platform 

      Mishra, Jyotsna (2010-11)
      Mangrove Ecosystem of Bhitarkanika: There are many reasons why it is critical that we act to preserve the fragile coastal ecosystem of the Odisha Coast found at Bhitarakanika. Not only is the natural wonder of the sanctuary ...
    • COL's Perspective on Open Education 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-11-08)
      COL believes that knowledge is the common wealth of human kind and that all educational content developed with public funds must be made available under open licenses, so that more people are able to benefit from the initial ...
    • Collaborating across borders 

      Lesperance, John; Perryman, Leigh-Anne (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-04-21)
      This presentation discusses Open Educational Resources (OER) use and open educational practices within the Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth. Presented at the Open Education Global 2015 Conference in ...
    • Commerce 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2012)
      Unit 1: Foreign Trade- Unit 2: Customs Authority- Unit 3: Organisation of Business Units – Private Sector- Unit 4: Organisation of Business Units – Public Sector- Unit 5: Stock Exchange 1- Unit 6: Stock Exchange 2- Unit ...
    • The Common Wealth of Humankind 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-10-01)
      Asian Association of Open Universities Conference, Wawasan Open University, Penang, Malaysia, UNESCO-COL Workshop on Open Education Resources, 1 October 2011 “The Common Wealth of Humankind” Welcome and introductory remarks, ...
    • Connections (vol. 11, no. 3) 

      Wilson, Dave; Speirs, Karen (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-10)
      COL newsletter published October 2006