• Baseline-Endline Report: Reaching the Unreached (RtU) through Open and Distance Learning (ODL) in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan 

      Ferreira, Frances; Cruz, Charisse; Smith, Kristina (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-01)
      This report documents the baseline–endline study by the GIRLS Inspire team’s Reaching the Unreached project to examine the implications of skills training and education for women’s and girls’ empowerment and sustainable ...
    • Building a community for developing OERs 

      Botes, Corne; Ferreira, Frances (2010-11)
      The transition to lower secondary education is now at the centre of the Education for All agenda in many countries. As more children are progressing through primary school the demand for secondary school places is growing. ...
    • Building a Community For Developing OERs 

      Botes, Corne; Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-11-25)
      The transition to lower secondary education is now at the centre of the Education for All agenda in many countries. As more children are progressing through primary school the demand for secondary school places is growing. ...
    • COL's Open Schooling Initiative 

      Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2010)
      COL is helping to increase access to quality education while increasing student achievement by providing teachers in developing countries with new technologies, tools and skills. COL's Open Schooling initiatives include: ...
    • The Commonwealth of Learning 

      Kanwar, Asha; Naidoo, Vis; Ferreira, Frances; Umar, Abdurrahman; Kaushik, Madhulika; Lesperance, John; Mead Richardson, Alison; Balasubramanian, K; Pringle, Ian; Bullen, Mark; Balaji, Venkataraman; McEachern, Doris (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-04-11)
      The Commonwealth of Learning’s presentation to the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Cooperation, Canada, 11 April 2013, Vancouver, Canada // It gives me great pleasure to formally welcome, for the first ...
    • 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.
    • Ending Child Early and Forced Marriage: a Holistic Approach 

      Kanwar, Asha; Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-02-15)
      Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning at the GIRLS Inspire End-of-project Meeting in Tanzania, 15 February 2019. Co-written with Ms Frances Ferreira, Senior Adviser: Women & Girls, COL.
    • Ending Child, Early and Forced Marriage: A Holistic Approach 

      Kanwar, Asha; Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-04-18)
      Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at the Women's Forum, Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), London, United Kingdom, 18 April 2018. Co-written with Ms Frances ...
    • 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 ...
    • ICTs for higher education 

      Balasubramanian, K; Clarke-Okah, Willie; Daniel, John; Ferreira, Frances; Kanwar, Asha; Kwan, Angela; Lesperance, John; Mallet, Joshua; Umar, Abdurrahman; West, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2009)
      A background paper from the Commonwealth of Learning for the UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education; Paris, 5-8 July 2009.
    • Life After Universal Primary? Scaling Schooling for the Secondary Surge 

      Ferreira, Frances; Kanwar, Asha; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-01-30)
      In this presentation I shall weave the key results of this research into a general presentation on open schooling. My hope is that Bank colleagues will now take this research much further and create a solid basis for helping ...
    • Life After Universal Primary? Scaling Schooling for the Secondary Surge 

      Kanwar, Asha; Ferreira, Frances; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-11-19)
      People's Forum: Life After Universal Primary? Scaling Schooling for the Secondary Surge // 19-22 November 2007 // Kampala, Uganda // Asha Kanwar, Frances Ferreira and Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning
    • Mega-Schools and Technology: Lifelong Learning Systems for the 21st Century 

      Daniel, John; Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-10-16)
      International Forum on Open and Distance Education (30th anniversary celebration of the CCRTVU) Beijing, China 16/17 October 2009, Theme: Challenges and Opportunities for ODL in Lifelong Learning in a Global Financial and ...
    • OCL4Ed Frances Ferreira Welcome Video 

      Ferreira, Frances (2012-12)
      A short video welcoming participants to session 5: What license should I use for open educational resources I create? of the Open Content Licensing for Educators (OCL4Ed) event. Session 5: 13-14 Dec 2012. Duration 5:29
    • 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 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: 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: 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 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, ...
    • Preventing Child Early and Forced Marriage 

      Kanwar, Asha; Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-11-24)
      Presented at CHOGM Malta 2015 at the Commonwealth Women’s Forum on 24 November 2015 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO (co-written with Ms Frances Ferreira, Education Specialist).