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The Development of Virtual Education: A global perspective
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 1999)
The term "virtual education" is something that is heard with increasing frequency now as the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) becomes ever more present in the conduct of open and distance education. ...
Developing Multimedia Enhanced Content to Upgrade Subject Content Knowledge of Secondary School Teachers in Tanzania
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015)
The failure rates and lack of interest amongst students in science and mathematics in secondary schools in Tanzania is a serious problem. The Ministry of Education and Vocational Training (MoEVT) implemented the project ...
Introducing MOOCs to Africa: New Economy Skills for Africa Program - ICT
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-01)
MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are highly interactive online courses open to all on the World Wide Web. Some use OER and others rely on commercial content that can include video, multimedia and computer applications ...
The NEPAD e-Schools Demonstration Project: A Work in Progress: A Public Report
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver and infoDEV, 2007)
he NEPAD e-Schools Initiative is a multi-country, multi-stakeholder, continental project to teach ICT skills to young Africans in primary and secondary schools and improve the provision of education in schools through the ...
Lifelong Learning for Farmers (L3F) Initiative Implemented in Kenya and Uganda: Results of a Survey
Presented at the Dissemination Workshop on Lifelong Learning for Farmers in Kenya and Uganda, at the Nairobi Safari Club, 31st July, 2013. The Commonwealth of Learning (COL), has been facilitating the implementation of ...
Sex-Disaggregated Data - Select Indicators: Africa
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-04)
Costing distance education and open learning in Sub-Saharan Africa: Working Group on Distance Education and Open Learning
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2004)
Both of these "Surveys of policy and practice" were conducted on behalf of COL by the South African Institute for Distance Education (SAIDE) as part of COL's partnership agreement with the Association for the Development ...
Technology-Mediated Open and Distance Education for Agricultural Education and Improved Livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2008)
The Learning for Livelihoods Sector of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL; www.col.org) addresses the major challenges related to learning and skills development that are key for living and for improvement of livelihoods. ...
Exploring the Potential of Online Courses to Develop Capacity for Sustainable Development
(Commonwealth of Learning, 2014)
A small team of independent entrepreneurs has developed two Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), in French, on sustainable development that attracted, respectively, 250+ and 150+ participants. This article describes the ...
Evaluation Report of the Course for Distance Education Policy-Makers in Southern Africa
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2002)
The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) contracted the writer of this report to evaluate the online course for policy-makers working in open and distance learning (ODL) institutions in the Southern African Development Community ...