• Asian Leaders in Open and Distance Education 

      Panda, Santosh (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-11)
      The Asian distance education system is probably the largest in the world. No other continent has seen such a serious policy discourse, as well as determined efforts in its practice, as Asia, since the focus invariably has ...
    • Commonwealth Digital Education Leadership Training in Action (C-DELTA) 

      Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-08)
      Commonwealth Digital Education Leadership Training in Action (C-DELTA) is a long-term programme of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) to promote digital education environments in Commonwealth nations. It works with ...
    • Commonwealth Digital Education Leadership Training in Action: An Evaluation 

      Brown, Cheryl (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-12)
      The aim of C-DELTA was to develop participants’ digital literacy, knowledge of digital education and ability to lead and implement digital education initiatives in their various contexts. To achieve this, and its overall ...
    • Curriculum for Digital Education Leadership: A Concept Paper 

      Brown, Cheryl; Czerniewicz, Laura; Huang, Cheng-Wen; Mayisela, Tabisa (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-11)
      The Commonwealth Digital Education Leadership Training in Action (C-DELTA) is a long-term programme of COL to promote a digital education environment in Commonwealth Member Nations. This concept paper proposes a holistic ...
    • Distance Education Leaders in Latin America and the Caribbean 

      Torres, Patricia L; Rama, Claudio (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-04)
      Distance higher education has only relatively recently been established in some Latin American and Caribbean countries, as part of wider higher education reforms. It has steadily boosted enrollment since the 1970s but ...
    • Editorial: Celebrating the 8th Pan-Commonwealth Forum and Distance Education Leaders 

      Gaskell, Anne (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-07)
      It is a great pleasure to introduce this special issue of JL4D, which continues our features on Leaders in Distance Education around the world but also has as its main focus a celebration of the 8th Pan-Commonwealth Forum ...
    • Editorial: Distance Education Leaders Across the World: Contributions to Learning for Development 

      Gaskell, Anne (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-03)
      It is a very great pleasure to introduce a new series to JL4D that focuses on the main leaders in distance education and online learning (ODeL) across the world. Articles will cover six areas: Africa, Asia, Europe, North ...
    • Editorial: Open and Distance Learning for Development: How Can New Technologies and Distance Education Leaders Make an Impact? 

      Gaskell, Anne (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-11)
      This issue of JL4D continues our popular series on Leaders in Open and Distance Learning (ODL) across the world, and it also includes major discussions of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and how they can be ...
    • European Figures in Distance and e-Learning 

      Tait, Alan (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-03)
      In my contribution on European figures who have really made a difference in distance and e-learning I want firstly to observe that Europe has produced, or at least been the happy host of many of the major figures in our ...
    • Improving the Quality of Basic Education Through the Use of Gender-Sensitive Student Councils: Experience of Six Selected Districts in Tanzania 

      Mnubi, Godfrey M (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-07)
      This paper analyses whether the gender-sensitive and democratically elected student councils helped in strengthening school leadership and providing a platform for increased awareness and advocacy for male and female ...
    • Leaders in Distance Education in the English-Speaking Caribbean 

      Kuboni, Olabisi (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-11)
      In examining the provision of distance education in the English-speaking (Commonwealth) Caribbean, it must be acknowledged that, historically, the main providers have been external institutions: the University of London ...
    • Leaders in Distance Education on the African Continent 

      Prinsloo, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-07)
      Both the task of identifying leadership in distance education, as well as leadership per se, does not happen in a vacuum. We need to understand the definition of leadership and the processes of identifying leadership in a ...
    • Leaders in Open and Distance Education in North America 

      Ally, Mohamed (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-07)
      The North American leaders in open and distance contributed to leadership, theory and research in open and distance education. Early distance education in North America can be traced back to Charles Wedemeyer who was a ...
    • Pacific Leaders in Open, Online and Distance Learning 

      Bossu, Carina (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-03)
      In this piece about Pacific leaders in ODL, I noticed that despite the fact that many leaders have or have had a formal professional base at their institutions, many have worked across different nations and in collaboration ...
    • 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 ...