• Apprentissage à vie pour l’émancipation de la femme Mauritius 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-05-19)
      Lancement du programme, Apprentissage à vie pour l’émancipation de la femme, Cybertour d'Ébène, Maurice (Ebene CyberCity, Mauritius) le 19 mai 2011, Remarques Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning // Le but de cette ...
    • Barriers to Participation of Women in Technological Education and the Role of Distance Education 

      Evans, Karen (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1995)
      1. Introduction (excerpt) - The significance now attached to increasing the participation of women in technology and technological education reflects two world-wide trends. The first is the way in which technology is ...
    • Brave New Women of Asia: How Distance Education Changed Their Lives 

      Kanwar, Asha; Taplin, Margaret (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2001)
      The aim of this book of case studies is to inspire and encourage women to participate in open and distance learning. Going through the case studies, potential women learners will see that most of their reservations and ...
    • COMLEARN (vol. 3, no. 1) 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1992-04)
      COL newsletter published April 1992.
    • Convocation Address, SNDT Women’s University 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-12-07)
      Convocation Address, SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai, India, 7 December 2011 by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning // It is both an honour and a privilege to speak at the Convocation of the SNDT Women’s ...
    • Empowering Female Prisoners in Africa: The Open and Distance Learning Option 

      Ojo, O. D. (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008)
      Education for all is one of the criteria through which the developmental goals achievable in each of the countries of the World could be assessed and evaluated. Attainments of education in all ramifications empowers, ...
    • Gendered Micro Politics: Exploring the Conventional and ODL Academic Systems in Sri Lanka 

      Bulumulle, Kanchana S (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
      the current research interrogates the experience of gendered academic micro-politics in two academic settings namely the conventional and open and distant learning (ODL) systems in Sri Lanka. Particularly, it attempts to ...
    • Girls' and Women's Education 

      Mensah-Williams, Margaret (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-12-04)
      Seventh Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning Keynote Plenary - Girls' & Women's Education, 4 December 2013, International Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria by The Honourable Margaret Mensah-Williams, Member of Parliament, ...
    • Identifying Barriers Encountered by Women in the Use of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) for Open and Distance Learning in Africa: Summary Report 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2000)
      Regional expert meetings convened by Commonwealth of Learning (COL). COL and its network are continuing work in addressing gender barriers, such as those encountered by women, to the use of information and communications ...
    • Implementing L3 Pilot Project in Mauritius M-Powered (Mauritius-Process Oriented Women Entrepreneurship Development) 

      Sukurdeep, Naren (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver and NPCC Mauritus, 2008)
      The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) has confirmed its agreement with the National Productivity & Competitiveness Council(NPCC) to develop a successful pilot project on Mauritius Process Oriented Women Entrepreneurship ...
    • Launching of the “Lifelong Learning for Women’s Empowerment” 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-05-19)
      Launching of the“Lifelong Learning for Women’s Empowerment”, Mauritius, 19 May, 2011, presented by Prof. Asha Kanwar and co-written by K. Balasubramanian, Commonwealth of Learning // It is a privilege to be part of this ...
    • Learning Assistants in Sierra Leone: Model, Innovation, Impact 

      Chamberlain, Liz; Safford, Kimberly (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-09)
      education and enter the teaching profession. It is a blended programme of supported distance study and para-professional working in primary schools, aimed at women who are economically and educationally marginalised. The ...
    • Producing Gender Sensitive Learning Materials: A Handbook for Educators 

      Phillips, Susan; Jenkins, Janet (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1995)
      This unique resource book is designed to be used by those developing distance learning materials to assist in identifying gender bias concerns and improving capacity for addressing them. Discussion and case studies cover ...
    • Producing Gender-Sensitive Materials for Open and Distance Learning 

      Bentley, Maree; Bentley, Karen (2005)
      Sensitivity to someone’s gender is crucial, not only in life but also in learning. In developing countries where the opportunities for face-to-face education are often limited, open and distance learning (ODL) can provide ...
    • Women and ICTs for Open and Distance Learning: Some Experiences and Strategies from the Commonwealth 

      Green, Lyndsay; Trevor-Deutsch, Lawry (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2002)
      From 'Introduction': This report grew out of a desire to provide a concise synthesis of the detailed information generated by the research process in order to maximise opportunities for the findings to be implemented. The ...
    • Women and Leadership in Open and Distance Learning and Development 

      Kanwar, Asha; Ferreira, Frances; Latchem, Colin (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013)
      This book could not have come at a better time. Many women in Commonwealth Member States continue to face great challenges of severe discrimination and violence. Education is one means of equipping women to deal with this ...
    • Women Leaders for Sustainable Development 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning, 2022-03-31)
      Women leaders for sustainable development: Presented virtually by Professor Asha Kanwar, COL President & CEO at the Third Pan-Commonwealth Training Programme on Women and Leadership in ODL, 31 March 2022.
    • Women Leaders in Learning for Development 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K; Wong, Rosanne (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-08-03)
      Presented at Koforidua Polytechnic in Koforidua, Ghana, 3 August, 2016 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning. Co-written with Dr. K. Balasubramanian, Vice-President, COL, and Rosanne Wong, COL.
    • Women's Empowerment at the Local Level (WELL) - a study undertaken in the state of Uttarakhand 

      Dighe, Anita (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2008)
      The last decade has seen a growing importance of the term "empowerment." While the term has been used for the poor and the deprived groups, it has now been used even more extensively with regard to women's programs. As a ...
    • Young Women’s Unemployment: The Education Factor 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-07-10)
      When the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) came into existence in 1988, the United Nations Decade of Women with its theme of Equality, Development and Peace had contributed greatly to the process of eliminating obstacles to ...