• Access and Success: Distance Learning at Massey University and its Impact on New Zealand Society 

      Maharey, Steve (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-11-25)
      I was delighted to receive and accept the invitation from Sir John Daniel on behalf of the Commonwealth of Learning to speak at the Sixth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning about distance learning at Massey University ...
    • Analysing the development of institutional policies for sustainability and quality of OERs with a focus on the Australian context 

      Bossu, Carina (2010-11)
      Stimulated by funding from benefactors such as the Hewlett Foundation and UNESCO, the OER movement has been growing rapidly since 2001, providing educational content freely to institutions and learners across the world ...
    • Australia 2012-2015: Country Report 

      Commonwealth of Learning (2015-06)
      Summarises COL’s activities and captures what was achieved during 2012-2015 in Australia. This country report is an excerpt from the volume "COL in the Commonwealth 2012-2015: Country Reports". http://hdl.handle.net/11599/874
    • A Baseline Study on Technology-Enabled Learning in the Commonwealth Pacific Island Countries: Report 

      Vaa, Leatuaolevao R (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-11)
      This report presents an overview of the developments related to technology-enabled learning in the nine Commonwealth countries of the Pacific as in June 2015. The author provides in-depth analyses of specific country ...
    • Basic Painting Skills: Student Workbook 

      Obrien, Uelese; Penivao, Taualo; Pouniu, Vaelei; Teagai, Esau; Silo, Moti (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-01)
      This course is an introduction to basic painting skills and forms part of the Tuvalu Technical & Vocational Development Programme, Painting and Decorating as a level 1 course. It is intended for students starting from Year ...
    • Basic Sewing Skills: Student Workbook 

      Koepke, Tiesi F; Feleti, Salakeima; Maketi, Lilivanu; Akeimo, Kirara (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-01)
      This course is an introduction to basic sewing skills and forms part of the Tuvalu Technical & Vocational Development Programme as a level 1 course. It is intended for school leavers and community groups in Pacific Island ...
    • Basic Trades for Small Island Nations: Working with Concrete 

      Wightman, Paul; Ene, Lapana; Fuafanua, Sama; Faletiute, Patuki; Vakalasi, Pateni; Ioane, Elisaia (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-09)
      This course is an introduction to working with concrete and concrete blocks. It was originally written as part of the Pacific Basic Trades Training programme. It has been contextualised for Tuvalu by local teachers to meet ...
    • Basic Vocational Literacy and Numeracy for Basic Trades 

      (Commonwealth of Learning (COL)Open Polytechnic of New Zealand, 2013)
      In order to assist with literacy development to aid in the full utilisation of the Basic Trade for Small Island Nations resources, COL, working with the Oloamanu Centre of the National University of Samoa and with the ...
    • Book Review: Skills Development for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth in Developing Asia-Pacific 

      George, Nancy (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016)
      This publication is a collection of articles compiled from papers presented at a forum convened by the Asia Development Bank in Manila in December 2011. The forum brought together a diverse group of international experts, ...
    • Boys' Underachievement in Education: An Exploration in Selected Commonwealth Countries 

      Jha, Jyotsna; Kelleher, Fatimah (Commonwealth of Learning (COL)Commonwealth Secretariat, 2006)
      Gender disparity in education has usually been experienced as disadvantaging girls. Although this continues to be the case in many places, the phenomenon of boys' underachievement - both in terms of participation and ...
    • Building Bridges between Educators in Small and Island States 

      West, Paul; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-11-12)
      Building Bridges between Educators in Small and Island States, Commonwealth of Learning, Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth, Fourth International Training and Course Development Workshop, Apia, Samoa, ...
    • Building Capacity in Open and Distance Learning 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2004-10-12)
      Open and Distance Learning for Development is what I am going to speak about this morning.
    • Celebrating Open Schooling 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-06-20)
      Video introduction, Conference of the Papua New Guinea Association for Distance Education (PNGADE), Divine Word University, Madang, Papua New Guinea, 20 June 2011, Celebrating Open Schooling, Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth ...
    • Certificate in Community Development 

      Driu, Aminiasi (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-08)
      The University of the South Pacific (USP) has made the materials for three courses in the Certificate in Community Development (Level 3) programme available as open education resources (OER). This course is articulated ...
    • Changing Expectations of Global Education: Charting a New Course 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2001-09-25)
      Changing Expectations of Global Education: Charting a new course Keynote presentation at the: 15th annual IDP Education Australia conference University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 25 - 28 September 2001 by: ...
    • COL in the Pacific - Promoting Learning for Development 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014-04-02)
      COL in the Pacific - Promoting Learning for Development presented at the Forum Education Ministers’ Meeting in the Cook Islands on 2 April 2014 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • COL in the Pacific: Promoting Learning for Development 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-05-26)
      Video presentation at the PACFOLD Advisory Group Meeting (26 – 27 May 2014) held in Fiji, by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning. Duration: 13:12 // Resource contains link to video as well as documents of the ...
    • COL in the Pacific: Promoting Learning for Development 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2015-03-30)
      Transcript and presentation slides of a presentation given at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia, 30 March 2015. Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO.
    • COL Review of Flexible Learning at the University of the South Pacific 

      (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-11)
      The University of the South Pacific (USP) requested the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) to lead an international panel to review the efficiency and effectiveness of its flexible learning (FL) education programmes. The ...
    • COL's Perspective on Open Education 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-11-08)
      COL believes that knowledge is the common wealth of human kind and that all educational content developed with public funds must be made available under open licenses, so that more people are able to benefit from the initial ...