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Women and Leadership in Open and Distance Learning and Development
(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 ...
Lifelong Learning & Distance Higher Education
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL)United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), 2005)
As globalisation advances, education is increasingly crossing borders - national, regional, sectoral and institutional. At the same time, educational systems are having to respond to other profound changes, such as the ...
Report of the Visitation Panel to the University of Ghana
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2007)
The Report of the Visitation Panel begins with background on the University of Ghana, giving a brief overview of its history and summarising the political and economic upheavals that have led to the deterioration of its ...
Foreign Providers in the Caribbean: Pillagers or Preceptors?
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008)
The growing phenomenon of cross-border higher education (CBHE) will not help developing countries unless it is accessible, available, affordable, relevant and of acceptable quality. Foreign Providers in the Caribbean: ...
Higher Education through Open and Distance Learning
(Commonwealth of Learning and Routledge, 1999)
Open and distance learning has expanded dramatically in recent years across the world, across the spectrum of subject areas, and across educational levels. This book takes a detailed look at the state of the art of open ...
Quality Assurance in Higher Education: Selected Case Studies
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1997)
This publication marks the first collection to emerge from the work of the COL/ICDE quality assurance research group, chaired jointly by Jocelyn Calvert (Deakin University) and Alan Tait (UK Open University). It consists ...
Quality Assurance in Higher Education: Symposium Papers
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1994)
This collection of essays is part of two approaches to dealing with the issue of quality assurance in distance education. The first approach arises from the agreement on research signed at the sixteenth world congress of ...
The Role of Transnational, Private, and For-Profit Provision in Meeting Global Demand for Tertiary Education: Mapping, Regulation and Impact: Case Study: Jamaica
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2004)
Jamaica's education system is based on the British model, although there is an increasing amount of US influence on the education sector. Education in Jamaica is becoming increasingly centralised, mainly due to policies ...
Newsletter of Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (vol. 1, no. 1)
(Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA), 2015-01)
CEMCA newsletter published January 2015
COL's Higher Education Initiative
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2010)
Faced with burgeoning demand for higher education, various African countries are planning to establish open universities and are seeking COL’s help. Although ODL is now deployed by many conventional institutions, the staff ...