• Gender Mainstreaming in Learning for Sustainable Development 

      Sachdeva, Neena; Wong, Rosanne (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-08)
      Learning is not only the key to individual freedom, it also brings empowerment. Once people are empowered, they can make both choices and decisions, which increases their ability to act and to influence their lives and ...
    • Increasing Access to Education for All Through Mobile Learning 

      Ally, Mohamed (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014-10)
      Mobile technology use has increased faster than that of any other technology in our history, and developing countries have the fastest growth rate of mobile technology acquisition. Mobile Web usage is expected to double ...
    • Integrating Vocational Education with Academic Education in Commonwealth Open School 

      Vaz, Guilherme (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012)
      Our world is changing, and so are attitudes to education... A growing shortage of skilled workers, combined with renewed interest in how to make education relevant to students who do not plan to continue on to university, ...
    • Kavya: Inspired by Stories, Stories to Inspire 

      De, Kuntal (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11)
      This book contains stories collected by the Mann Deshi Foundation in India, one of COL’s partner organisations. The stories give us a look into the lives of girls, parents and community members who are responding to age-old ...
    • Measuring Empowerment Toolkit: Using the Commonwealth of Learning's Three-Dimensional Empowerment Framework 

      Carr, Alexis (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11)
      This toolkit is designed for development practitioners, government officials, academics, monitoring and evaluation specialists, and researchers who are interested in measuring empowerment. It includes a framework for ...
    • Quality Assurance Toolkit for Open Schools 

      Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010)
      Open schooling is becoming increasingly prevalent in many developing countries. Enrolment numbers are rising rapidly, particularly at the secondary school level. But quality assurance remains limited. Open schooling must ...
    • Setting Standards, Maintaining Quality: Quality Assurance Policies for Open Schooling 

      Cameron, Lesley (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-07)
      For ODL to be successful and credible, and for learners to gain maximum benefit from it, it must be recognised as delivering consistently high-standard teaching and learning. That requires quality assurance (QA) and ...