• Introduction To Artificial Intelligence for IT and Non-IT Professionals: Final Report 

      Zafar, Alvi (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2021-06)
      This is the final report on 2 offerings of the Introduction to Artificial Intelligence for IT and Non-IT Professionals course, organised by the University of Pakistan in collaboration with the Commonwealth of Learning from ...
    • Introduction to COL 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2009)
      The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) is an intergovernmental organisation created by Commonwealth Heads of Government to encourage the development and sharing of open learning/distance education knowledge, resources and ...
    • An Introduction to Open and Distance Learning 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2000)
      This introduction to open and distance learning was based on introductory materials in COL's "training toolkits." The development of the toolkits, in various topics related to open and distance learning, involved the time ...
    • Introduction: Policies and Practice EDITORIAL 

      Gaskell, Anne (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016)
      This issue has a particular focus on policy: authors explore the relationship between policy and research (Traxler); the importance of having appropriate policies in place (Awadhiya & Miglani; Nkuyubwatsi; Bose) and new ...
    • Inventory and report on teacher education materials and programmes in the Commonwealth Caribbean 

      Marrett, Christine; Harvey, Claudia (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1998)
      The English-speaking Caribbean countries share a common history of British colonial rule, resulting in similar educational systems with common institutions. They, with other countries, form the Caribbean Community ...
    • INVEST Africa brochure 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2016-11)
      Innovation in Vocational Education and Skills Training (INVEST) – Africa: The key to increasing access & improving quality in TVET INVEST challenges TVET teachers, managers and policy makers to change the way they think ...
    • 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 ...
    • INVEST Africa Quality Assurance and Recognition Scheme 

      (Commonwealth of Learning, 2015-01)
      COL recognises that participation by our partner institutions involves the contribution of their human and physical resources and acceptance of the values of INVEST Africa. These proposals for a partner recognition scheme ...
    • Investments by the Commercial Banks in Training of Rural Communities and its Impact: Scope of Open and Distance Learning 

      Kumar, Naveen; Kulkarni, Anjali (National Institute of Bank Management, Pune;Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013)
      The Lifelong Learning for Farmer's (L3F) project of Commonwealth of Learning (COL) is seen as a livelihood promotion and poverty alleviation strategy for India and the rest of the developing countries. This is because of ...
    • Is Blended Learning Better than Online Learning for B.Ed Students? 

      Ranjan, Prabhas (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-11-20)
      Blended learning is a newly emerging area of research and practice in educational institutions. It is defined as a useful and reasonable combination of online and face-to-face learning and is acclaimed as a successful mode ...
    • Is there Learning Continuity during the COVID-19 Pandemic? A Synthesis of the Emerging Evidence 

      McBurnie, Chris; Adam, Taskeen; Kaye, Tom (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-11-20)
      Since the onset of COVID-19, governments have launched technology-supported education interventions to ensure children learn. This paper offers a narrative synthesis of emerging evidence on technology-based education to ...
    • The Jeffrey Town Model for Community Development 

      Gordon, Ivy V (Commonwealth of Learning, 2014)
      The Jeffrey Town model for community development has been effectively applied to the rural community of Jeffrey Town in Jamaica with Information and Computer Technology (ICT) as a key element. The farmer's association is ...
    • Journal of Learning for Development 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2019-08)
      An open access online scholarly journal providing a forum for practitioners and academics working in education and development to share knowledge and experience.
    • Kavya Inspirado por historias, Histórias para inspirar 

      De, Kuntal (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11)
      This is a Portuguese translation of the original Kavya book, which contains stories collected by the Mann Deshi Foundation in India, one of COL’s partner organisations. The stories give us a look into the lives of girls, ...
    • Kavya: Inspired by Stories, Stories to Inspire 

      De, Kuntal (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11)
      This book contains stories collected by the Mann Deshi Foundation in India, one of COL’s partner organisations. The stories give us a look into the lives of girls, parents and community members who are responding to age-old ...
    • Keeping the Doors of Learning Open COVID-19 

      (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-03-13)
      With an increasing number of states, provinces and even whole countries closing institutions of learning as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, 363 million learners worldwide are being impacted (UNESCO, 2020). COL has ...
    • Key Partners in Sustainable and Equitable Development: Resource materials on women and sustainable development 

      Ofosu-Amaah, Waafas (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1994)
      This report responds to Commonwealth mandates by producing training materials on women and sustainable development. It extrapolates, from selected "success stories," the common lessons for learning and teaching about the ...
    • Key Resources - A Blueprint and Toolkit for School-Based Teacher Development: Secondary 

      Moon, Bob (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-08)
      This is an accompanying resource to the Blueprint and Toolkit for School-Based Teacher Development: Secondary, developed by Bob Moon. Teachers will find general commentary on the issues discussed and activities that they ...
    • Knowledge Management Strategies for Distance Education 

      Butcher, Neil (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2007)
      During the past century, rapid development of an information society and growth in the quantity of accessible information was given considerable momentum with the development of information and communication technologies ...
    • Knowledge Transfer for a Horticultural Revolution: The Lifelong Learning for Farmers Model 

      Balasubramanian, K; Daniel, John (International Society for Horticultural Science, 2012)
      This paper examines the relevance of the current theoretical perspectives in extension for promoting horticultural revolution in developing countries. At present agricultural education and extension occurs within a framework ...