• Capacity Building to Mainstream ODL Management at the Bangladesh Open University 

      Mannan, M A (2013-11)
      Bangladesh Open University (BOU) runs educational programmes ranging from certificate to master degree under open and distance learning (ODL) mode where self-learning materials (SLMs), radio-TV broadcasts (RTBs), and ...
    • COL Video Series: Distance Education Leadership and Management 

      Lentell, Helen; Abrioux, Dominique A M X; Collinge, Joan; Haughey, Margaret; Keough, Erin; Kwan, Angela; Mead Richardson, Alison; Paul, Ross (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2012-07)
      Helen Lentell, a Fellow in Distance Learning at the University of Leicester, UK and former COL staff member co-produced this video series with the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) through conversations held in July 2012 at ...
    • Creativity in Crisis: Leading the University of the Future 

      Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha; Clarke-Okah, Willie (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-09-26)
      Our task is to bring an international perspective to our discussions. We shall do this in two ways; first by examining some of the major global trends in higher education and ask how they might apply to India, and then by ...
    • Determinants of Effective School Management: An Empirical Investigation to Explore ODL prospects 

      Rashid, Majed (2013-11)
      This research article is planned to examine the determinants of effective school management and explore prospects of ODL in the light of findings and conclusions of the study. School is a place which contributes a profound ...
    • Developing a capacity-building Programme for training of Primary School Headmasters the use of ICT in Primary Schools in Mauritius 

      Auckbur, Ricaud G D (2013-11)
      This paper presents a learning framework for the training of Headmasters, as adult learners, in the use of ICT as a tool in management in Primary Schools in Mauritius. The introduction of ICT in Management and Education ...
    • Dynamics in Management of Open Schooling: a case of Open School of Bangladesh Open University 

      Alam, Shafiul; Rahman, Mizanoor (2010-11)
      The Open School (OS) of Bangladesh Open University (BOU) runs three pre-University programs namely Junior School Certificate (JSC) for Grade 6-8, Secondary School Certificate (SSC) for Grade 9-10, and Higher Secondary ...
    • Education in Knowledge Societies 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2000-08)
      I feel privileged to be associated with your Jubilee Conference and to share with you a few thoughts on the delivery of education in the context of a knowledge society.
    • Foundations of Educational Leadership 

      Felicien, Anthony; Andimignon, Merina; Jawawi, Rosmawijah; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013)
      This course will introduce leaders to the concepts and principals of educational leadership. This course will provide learners with an overview of the roles of educational leaders and the impact of educational leadership ...
    • Global Perspectives on University Policies and Management 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-11-05)
      You have given me an interesting and challenging title: Global Perspectives on University Policies and Management for Distance Education. I shall stick closely to that title but keep it simple.// First, I shall attempt a ...
    • Innovation in Higher Education: has it a Scientific Basis? 

      Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-08-21)
      I want to reflect with you on the simple question: does innovation in the university have a scientific basis or, when we make changes, are we simply operating on whim, hunch or prejudice? // I shall begin by talking about ...
    • Integrating Community Partnership Perspective in University Functions: A Strategic Approach to Strengthen University-Community Linkage 

      Tripathi, Shiv K; Rathnam, B V; Tripathi, S L (2010-11)
      Looking into the complexities of the issue, the present paper has been conceptualized around the broader research question of ‘how we can develop sustainable university-community partnership in the university organization?’ ...
    • International and Inter-Institutional Collaboration in Distance Education 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1998-04-20)
      I will share with you, a few specific challenges that confront educational planners, policy makers and practitioners as they aspire to move away from high cost, elite, institution-centred provision to where the focus is ...
    • Leadership Empowerment and Effective Management of Nigeria Universities 

      Olorunsola, Edith (2013-11)
      This paper focuses on the concept of leadership and empowerment. It examines how leadership empowerment can enhance effective management in Nigeria Universities. Some related issues like the expected roles of leaders, ...
    • Leading Educational Change 

      Seeletso, Mmabaledi; Shihab, Mohamed; Lansiquest, Beverley; Fusitua, Liuaki; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013)
      This course will prepare educational leaders to effectively facilitate and guide the change effort in their organizations. Educational leaders must exercise the strategic art of leadership in response to changing educational ...
    • Leading Educational Systems 

      Powley, Roger; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014)
      This course will prepare educational leaders to better manage the systems, resources, curriculum, facilities and personnel under their charge. Educational leaders are action-oriented individuals who anticipate the short- ...
    • Management Education for the Contemporary Professional 

      Kaushik, Madhulika (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2012-04-07)
      Presented at the CEMBA CEMPA Alumni Sri Lanka Inaugural AGM & International Conference: Open Education & Contemporary Professional (7 April 2012), Open University Sri Lanka by Professor Madhulika Kaushik, Education Specialist ...
    • Nai Talim and Gandhian Approaches to Development 

      Takwale, Ram; Sawant, Vivek; Deshmukh, Martand N (2010-11)
      Mahatma Gandhi has given his scheme of Nai Talim (New Education) in a well formulated approach to education in 1937 in his news paper ‘Harijan’. It is a well developed philosophy of education based on experiments he did ...
    • Planning and Implementing Open Distance Learning Systems 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2002)
      These profiles of open and distance learning provision from institutions in eleven African countries are based on papers developed by African distance educators for a workshop on planning and management in open and ...
    • The Private Supply of Public Goods: Contradictions, Challenges and Choices? 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-02-01)
      My task is to evoke some of the themes of this forum, both explicit and implicit. Giving a speech a title helps to focus the speaker's mind, so my title is The Private Supply of Public Goods: Contradictions, Challenges and ...
    • Program Design, Layout and Management of Distance Learning: A case of UMI distance learning program 

      Bbuye, Julian; Resty, Mwogeza K (2013-11)
      This paper examines the nature of the design, layout and management of two pilot post graduate distance learning programs offered at Uganda Management Institute(UMI) and the challenges it so imposes on the quality of the ...