• Asa Briggs Lecture: Educate Girls 

      Tharoor, Shashi (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-11-27)
      Asa Briggs Lecture presented by Dr Shashi Tharoor, M.P., Author, peace-keeper, refugee worker, human rights activist, a former Minister of State for External Affairs, member of the Indian Parliament from the Thiruvananthapuram ...
    • Asa Briggs Lecture: Education and Bridging Work Cultures 

      Wang, Gungwu (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1999-03-01)
      Asa Briggs Lecture presented by Professor Wang Gungwu, Director of the East Asian Institute at the National University of Singapore, at the First Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning, 1 March 1999, Brunei Darussalam.
    • Asa Briggs Lecture: Open Learning for Development: Towards Empowerment and Transformation 

      Tait, Alan (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-12)
      Asa Briggs Lecture presented by Mr. Alan Tait, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Learning for Development, Commonwealth of Learning, Professor, Distance Education and Development, Open University, United Kingdom, at the Seventh ...
    • Book Review: Education and International Development: Theory, Practice and Issues 

      Pulist, S K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015)
      Education has been a driving force for developmental activities in all spheres associated with human development. Development as a phenomenon can acquire many forms, depending upon nature, cause and purpose. However, the ...
    • Book Review: Selwyn, Neil (2013). Education in a Digital World: Global Perspectives on Technology and Education. New York: Routledge. 

      Bullen, Mark (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014)
      This is a relatively short book but in its 164 pages and eight chapters, Selwyn manages to present a penetrating analysis of the role of educational technology in international development and the often hidden ideologies ...
    • Education Across Borders: What is Appropriate? 

      Daniel, John (British Council, 2004-12-09)
      Education Across Borders: What is Appropriate? Presented at the: 1st UK International Education Conference Going Global: The Internationalisation of Education. Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 9 December 2004, By: Sir John Daniel, ...
    • Education and Training in Economic Development 

      Macdonald, H Ian (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2001-07-01)
      Education and Training in Economic Development by Dr. H. Ian Macdonald Chairman of the Commonwealth of Learning and President Emeritus, York University, Toronto, Canada, Paper prepared for The Commonwealth Business Council, ...
    • Education and Training: Building the Critical Platform for Social and Economic Development in the Pacific 

      Naidoo, Vis (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-03-25)
      Video speech/presentation given at the Pacific TVET Open Distance and Flexible Learning Forum held in Tonga (25-28 March 2013) by Mr. Vis Naidoo, Commonwealth of Learning. Duration: 6:47 // Resource contains link to video ...
    • Education for Development: Can Technology Help? 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2005-03-05)
      Education for Development: Can Technology Help? Public Lecture, The Vancouver Institute, 5 March 2005 by: Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning // I have chosen as my title Education for Development: ...
    • Educational Transformation 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-04-05)
      Transcript of remarks for the Indian Consortium for Educational Transformation (I-CONSENT), Virtual Schools and Learning Homes, Launch of three programmes: Prayog Pariwar Kendra (PPK) Learning through Experimentation and ...
    • Empowering Girls for Ending Child Early and Forced Marriage 

      Kanwar, Asha; Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-06-06)
      Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, and Senior Adviser: Women and Girls, Ms Frances J. Ferreira, Commonwealth of Learning, at the Women Deliver 2019 Conference, 6 June 2019.
    • The Future of Education in the Developing World 

      Barrett, Claudette L; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC); Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014-01)
      Education is essential to social and economic development, especially for citizens in developing countries. The future is changing so dramatically and quickly that it poses more challenges for current educational leaders. ...
    • GIRLS Inspire Final Report: Preventing Child, Early and Forced Marriage (CEFM) Through Open, Distance and Technology-Based Education 

      Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-07-12)
      This is the final report to Global Affairs Canada (GAC) on the three-year GIRLS Inspire–CEFM project, which concluded on 31 March 2019. It provides an evidence-based narrative of progress made towards the achievement of ...
    • Human Development for Innovation: Changing the Profile of Global Higher Education 

      Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-03-02)
      China now has the largest postsecondary education system with 21 million students and an Age Participation Rate (APR) of 19%. India lags behind with an APR of 10% and some 10 million students. Creating an innovative society ...
    • Knowledge for Development in the Information Age 

      Perinbam, Lewis (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1997-04-07)
      Notes for the Preliminary Consultation on Global Knowledge 97: Knowledge for Development in the Information Age, Montreal, PQ, April 7, 1997, by Lewis Perinbam Senior Advisor (External Relations) // The organisers of this ...
    • New Technologies: New Possibilities For Reaching The Unreached 

      Gourley, Brenda (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-07-15)
      Peace is fundamentally reliant on development and development is fundamentally reliant on education. If the world is to become a better and safer place, then education will be crucial in making it so.
    • Open Learning for Development: Towards Empowerment and Transformation 

      Jugede, Olu (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-12-03)
      Seventh Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning, Opening Ceremony, Inaugural Keynote Address, 3 December 2013, International Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria by Professor Olu Jegede, FSTAN, FAAS, Secretary to the Government ...
    • Outdoctrination: Society, Children, Technology and Self-organisation in Education 

      Mitra, Sugata (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-11-03)
      Slides from presentation at the Fourth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open and Distance Learning (PCF4), in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, 3 November 2006. Presented by Sugata Mitra.
    • Responding to the Nadi Declaration: Can Education Deliver? 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-05-16)
      Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning to the COMSEC Board, London, 16 May 2019.
    • The Role of Formal and Informal Education in Tackling Development Needs and Attaining Development Goals 

      Museveni, Yoweri K; Nsibambi, Apolo (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-07-14)
      Transcript and video of a presentation at opening of the Fifth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning, London, UK, 14 July 2008. Prepared by H.E. Yoweri K. Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda, and Chairman of ...