• OER and Licensing Issues 

      Kaushik, Madhulika (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2013-08-18)
      Video presentation, COL Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on OER, 18 August 2013. Duration: 35:59
    • OER Capacity Building - Yaba College of Technology 

      Deurwaarder, J M (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-07)
      The workshop was held at the Academic Board Chamber of YCT from May 18-25, 2016 with approximately 50 participants. By the end of the input, it was expected that YCT would have a set of blueprints and good quality learning ...
    • OER Capacity Building – The Open University of Sri Lanka 

      Kamal, Mostafa A (Commonwealth of Learning, 2016-07)
      The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) in collaboration with the Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL) organized a capacity building workshop on the use/reuse of OER in ODL course development for academic staff of OUSL on February ...
    • OER contributing to early literacy in Africa: Evidence from Saide’s African Storybook 

      Welch, Tessa; Glennie, Jennifer (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
      There is a drastic shortage of local language contextually appropriate materials for African children learning to read. This a major reason for the low levels of literacy of all but the top 10 to 25% of Africa’s children. ...
    • OER for Development (OER4D) 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-04-22)
      Presented at the Open Education Global Conference 2015 in Banff, Canada (22 April 2015) by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • OER for Distance Learning: Means to Knowledge Empowerment For Developing Nations 

      Jena, Sitansu S (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008)
      The role of distance education is changing drastically both at micro and macro context. Education has no longer remained either the prerogative of institutions or even knowledge has no longer remained under the sole ...
    • OER for Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education: From Commitment to Action 

      Kanwar, Asha; Mishra, Sanjaya; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-05-29)
      Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at the Pacific Open Educational Resources Regional Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, on 29 May 2017. Co-written with Dr K. Balasubramanian, ...
    • OER for Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education: From Commitment to Action 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-09-18)
      Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at the 2nd World OER Congress, 18 September 2017, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
    • OER for Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education: From Commitment to Action 

      Kanwar, Asha; Mishra, Sanjaya; Balaji, Venkataraman (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-02-23)
      Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at the Europe Open Educational Resources Regional Conference, 23 February 2017, Valletta, Malta. Co-written with Dr Sanjaya Mishra, COL and Dr ...
    • OER for Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education: From Commitment to Action 

      Kanwar, Asha; Mishra, Sanjaya; Abeywardena, Ishan S (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-12-01)
      Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, Dr. Sanjaya Mishra, COL, and Dr. Ishan Abeywardena, COL, at the Asia Open Educational Resources Regional Consultation, 1 December 2016, Kuala ...
    • OER for Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education: From Commitment to Action 

      Kanwar, Asha; Mishra, Sanjaya; Abeywardena, Ishan (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-04-03)
      Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at the Latin America and Caribbean Open Educational Resources Regional Conference, Sao Paulo, Brazil, on 3 April 2017. Co-written with Dr Sanjaya ...
    • OER for Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education: From Commitment to Action 

      Kanwar, Asha; Mishra, Sanjaya (2017-03-02)
      Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at the Africa Open Educational Resources Regional Consultation, 2 March 2017, Port Louis, Mauritius. Co-written with Dr. Sanjaya Mishra, COL.
    • OER for Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education: From Commitment to Action 

      Kanwar, Asha; Mishra, Sanjaya; Lesperance, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-02-27)
      Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at the Middle East and North Africa Open Educational Resources Regional Conference, 27 February 2017, Doha, Qatar. Co-written with Dr. Sanjaya ...
    • OER for Open Schooling Teachers Guide 

      (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012)
      Welcome to the JSC OER Teachers’ Guide. The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) Open Schools Initiative launched an Open Educational Resources (OER) Project to provide materials under the Creative Commons license agreement to ...
    • OER Mainstreaming in Tonga 

      Abeywardena, Ishan S; Uys, Philippus M; Fifita, Seilosehina (International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning (IRRODL), 2019-02)
      In the race towards achieving the Education 2030 agenda, open educational resources (OER) act as a key enabler for sustainable development goal 4 (SDG4). Leading to the 2014 Regional Focal Points Meeting, Commonwealth of ...
    • OER Policy - Provincial Ministries of Education Sri Lanka 

      (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-07)
      The purpose of this policy is to provide direction in the use of Open Educational Resources to increase access to and support quality teaching and learning in the school education system in Sri Lanka. In doing so, the ...
    • OER policy development and usage: a study of progress in two countries since the 2012 COL & UNESCO Survey 

      Ngengebule, Thandiwe A; Nonyongo, Evelyn P (2013-11)
      Valuable information on the nature and extent of existing OER policy and activity has been provided in the 2012 COL & UNESCO Survey on Governments' Policies which, inter alia, noted that the qualitative responses from the ...
    • OER Strategy: Taking it to a New Level 

      Naidoo, Vis (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-11-19)
      OER Africa Advisory Meeting, Nairobi, Kenya, November 19, 2013 by Mr. Vis Naidoo, Commonwealth of Learning // This short presentation will focus on COL’s strategy in OER, how the organisation has implemented this and our ...
    • OER: a Developing World Perspective 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-04-07)
      Harvard University Extension, Vancouver, Canada, April 7, 2011, Presented via teleconference, "OER: A Developing World Perspective" Prof. Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning
    • OERs in a Competency Based Environment: Fostering Access and Inclusion in Vanuatu 

      Coghlan, Michael (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
      The overarching framework that houses and governs approved content (Training Packages) in the Australian system is the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), and Vanuatu has recently imported a similar framework and ...