• Open Schooling for Better Working 

      Daniel, John; Phillips, Susan (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-02-08)
      In these remarks we shall start with some reflections on the history of open schooling and on its nature. We shall also recall COL's involvement with NIOS and the open schooling movement. Finally, we shall look specifically ...
    • Open Schooling for Secondary & Higher Secondary Education: Costs and Effectiveness in India and Namibia 

      Rumble, Greville; Koul, Badri N (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2007)
      Recent progress towards the achievement of the second U.N. Millennium Development Goal, Universal Primary Education (UPE), means that many more children are completing primary education and looking for opportunities to ...
    • Open Schooling in the 21st Century 

      Abrioux, Dominique A M X; Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009)
      The expansion of secondary education is now the world’s most pressing educational challenge. This carefully prepared and thoroughly researched book should inspire policy-makers and educational planners to explore how open ...
    • Open Schooling is Part of the Answer 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-06-14)
      17th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers, Kuala Lumpur – June 14-19, 2009, Stakeholders Forum, Expanding access - Universal Secondary Education, Open Schooling is part of the answer by Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth ...
    • Open Schooling with Open Educational Resources: Opening Doors, Creating Opportunities 

      Ferreira, Frances; Gauthier, Cindy (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013)
      Over the past decade, open educational resources (OER) have gained considerable traction as a means to overcome many serious educational barriers worldwide. The OER movement began in the technology sector, where open source ...
    • Open Schooling: A Collection of COL Resources 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-03)
      A selection of available resources that are available to download from the COL website, via COL’s institutional repository. These publications will be valuable resources for those interested in broadening access, creating ...
    • Open Schooling: Addressing the Challenge of Out-of-School Youth 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-03)
      Goal 4 of the Sustainable Development Goals aims to ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning. One target is to ensure that all girls and boys complete free, equitable and quality primary ...
    • Open Schooling: Broadening Access to Learning Opportunities 

      Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014)
      In this video, Mrs. Frances J. Ferreira, Education Specialist, Open Schooling, Commonwealth of Learning, presents COL's Open Schooling Programme Initiative. 2014
    • Open Schooling: Communicating the Basics 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-02-04)
      I have entitled these remarks Open Schooling: Communicating the Basics.There were 20 people from the World Bank's Education Sector at my talk and we had a forty-minute question and discussion period at the end. This helped ...
    • Open Schooling: Selected Experiences 

      Mukhopadhyay, Marmar; Phillips, Susan (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1994)
      The first open school programme is believed to have begun in 1914 as correspondence lessons prepared at the request of a parent in Beech Forest in the Otway Mountains in Australia. By 1916, a special correspondence branch ...
    • Open Schooling: the International Perspective & Possibilities of Collaboration 

      Daniel, John; Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-10-13)
      National Institute for Open Schooling, Delhi, 13 October 2009, by Sir John Daniel and Ms. Frances Ferreira, Commonwealth of Learning // It is a pleasure to be here at NIOS for the first time and to congratulate your new ...
    • Open Schooling: the Next Frontier for Distance Education? 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-06-18)
      European Distance Education Network (EDEN) 20th Anniversary Meeting of EDEN Senior Fellows, Dublin, 18 June 2011, Open Schooling: the Next Frontier for Distance Education? Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning // The ...
    • Open Schooling: What COL Does 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-03-29)
      The President of COL was invited by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) to present an information session on: Open Schooling: What COL does, Ottawa, Canada 29 March 2007 by Sir John Daniel Commonwealth of Learning
    • Open schooling: why open schools are re-emerging as a new model 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2010)
      Where traditional schools cannot respond to the high demand for education, open schools can be a key strategy for increasing volume of access and can do so moderately, significantly or dramatically. Cognisant of the fact ...
    • Open Schools and Open Colleges: an international historical perspective on their institutional development and a case study of such development in Pakistan 

      Dodds, Tony; Majeed, Zahid (2013-11)
      The National Extension College was set up in the UK 50 years ago as ‘a pilot project for an Open University’. The establishment of the UKOU nine years later is often seen as a sea-change in the international development ...
    • The Open Schools Handbook A Resource Guide for Managers 

      Du Vivier, Ed (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009)
      This book is one in a developing series of handbooks for practitioners in open and distance learning (ODL). The series covers the key roles and functions of ODL systems from the practitioner perspective. The purpose is to ...
    • Open Schools have the Potential to Provide Equitable Access to Appropriate Learning and Life Skills Programmes 

      Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2012-02-17)
      Open Schools have the Potential to Provide Equitable Access to Appropriate Learning and Life Skills Programmes: A video presented at the Integration of Academic Courses with Vocational Education in Secondary Schools, ...
    • Open Source for Open Learning 

      Daniel, John; West, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-02-23)
      Our title is Open Source for Open Learning. COL is interested in the role of open source products in education, training and learning generally. We shall focus on the role that open source can play in open and distance ...
    • Open Textbooks, Open Education Resources and MOOCs in the Commonwealth 

      Venkataraman, Balaji (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-02-19)
      Presented by Dr Venkataraman Balaji, Director: Technology and Knowledge Management, Commonwealth of Learning, at the 20th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers, 19 February 2018, Nadi, Fiji.
    • Open Universities in the 21st Century: Concept Note 

      (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-04)
      Prepared by the Commonwealth of Learning for the Roundtable of Vice Chancellors of Commonwealth Open Universities in Asia and Africa, 23-24 April 2019, New Delhi, India.