• Baseline Study for Distance Technical and Professional Education in Mozambique 

      Romiszowski, Alexander (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-07)
      This baseline study has been undertaken to describe and analyse the current situation with respect to TVET, in order to evaluate the needs and the viability of employing open and distance Learning (ODL), and in particular ...
    • Basic Manicure and Pedicure Skills: A Flexible Learning Course 

      Kamau, Pauline; Mugure, Tabitha; Njagi, Stella; Mungai, Winnie (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-08)
      Through the INVEST Africa partnership of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), representatives of three Kenyan institutes, namely Rift Valley Technical Training Institute, Mombasa Technical Training Institute and Thika ...
    • 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 ...
    • Beauty Care 

      Center for International Education and Development (CINED) (Dhaka Ahsania MissionCommonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015)
      Beauty Care is a course for livelihoods skills training designed for neo-literates and persons having limited reading skills. The course materials include a training manual for teachers and a handbook for trainees. The ...
    • Beauty Therapy Courses from Botswana 

      Sibanda, Laura; Mazhani, One; Deurwaarder, Jan; Muraya, Christine; Mead Richardson, Alison (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-08)
      The Botswana Technical Education Programme (BTEP) is managed by the Department of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (DTVET) in the Ministry of Education and Skills Development. BTEP is outcomes-based and is ...
    • Biogas Production for Domestic Use: A Flexible Learning Course 

      Macharia, Francis N (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-01)
      This course aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed to plan, build and operate a biogas plant for domestic purposes. It is designed for dairy farmers, masons, prospective biogas plan operators and ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Commercial Food Preparation: Local Cuisine 

      TVET Unit: Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development of St. Lucia (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-09)
      Employers in Saint Lucia and the region continue to lament that employees lack the skills to operate productively and efficiently at the workplace. The local cuisine of a country is one of its unique selling points (USP) ...
    • Garment Production 

      TVET Unit: Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development of St. Lucia (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-09)
      Abstract: Garment production is an area of skill under high demand. Saint Lucia is known for its artistry in costume making for carnival and creative garment designs for the event ‘Hot Couture’. Garment production is a ...
    • Garments Machine Operation 

      Center for International Education and Development (CINED) (Dhaka Ahsania MissionCommonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015)
      Garment Machine Operation is a course for livelihoods skills training designed for neo-literates and persons having limited reading skills. The course materials include a training manual for teachers and a handbook for ...
    • Growing a Culture of Peace: A Case Study of the Matuaileoo Environment Trust Inc 

      Coghlan, Michael; Mead Richardson, Alison (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11)
      In October 2016, COL conducted a case study of the non-government organisation Matuaileoo Environmental Trust Inc (METI) in Apia, Samoa. METI has partnered with COL since 2014 in the strengthening of their community ...
    • Introduction to Basic Horticulture in the Pacific 

      Silatolu, Ateca (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-01)
      This unit was written for people in Samoa who want to learn more about horticulture by the National University of Samoa. It is presented according to the National Competency Standard of the Samoa Qualifications Authority ...
    • Introduction to Horticulture in Tuvalu 

      Ioane, Elisaia; Faletiute, Patuki; Ioelu, Ulima; Ioapa, Patisepa; Silatolu, Ateca (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-03)
      This course is an introduction to basic horticulture in Tuvalu. It was originally written by the National University of Samoa and has now been contextualized for Tuvalu by local teachers. The course is intended for school ...
    • INVEST Africa Evaluation Report 

      Isaacs, Shafika (Commonwealth of Learning, 2015-03)
      This document is both a monitoring report of the activities of the Innovation in Vocational Education and Skills Training (INVEST Africa) Programme of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL)'s Technical and Vocational Skills ...
    • Karchupi and Jory chumki 

      Center for International Education and Development (CINED) (Dhaka Ahsania MissionCommonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015)
      Karchupi and Jory chumki is a course for livelihoods skills training designed for neo-literates and persons having limited reading skills. The course materials include a training manual for teachers and a handbook for ...
    • Literacy and Numeracy for Basic Trades 

      (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-08)
      Literacy and Numeracy for Basic Trades In response to requests from the small island states of the Pacific region, COL, working in partnership with the Pacific Association of Technical, Vocational Education and Training ...
    • Poultry Keeping and Management: A Flexible Learning Course 

      Maina, John M; Chemwetich, Joseph; Eunice, Jepkemboi K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-08)
      Through the INVEST Africa partnership of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), representatives of Thika Technical Training Institute and Rift Valley Technical Training Institute in Kenya developed a course on poultry keeping ...