Quality Assurance Toolkit: Distance Higher Education Institutions and Programmes
The massification of higher education in many countries is placing tremendous pressure on higher education institutions (HEIs) to open up their doors to increasing numbers of students as demand for access to higher education soars. In response to this trend countries are turning increasingly to distance learning. The challenge for HEIs is to keep their virtual doors open while sustaining a culture of continuous improvement in their research, teaching and community engagement functions. The Commonwealth of Learning is proud to partner with the Sri Lankan Ministry of Higher Education and UNESCO to produce this Quality Assurance Toolkit for Distance Higher Education Institutions and Programmes. The Toolkit has been prepared with three features.
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George, Nancy; Donovan, Caroline; Plimmer, Geoff; Schmidt, Alison; Gatsha, Godson; Clarke-Okah, Willie (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-06)The COL RIM is for the use of management teams in post-secondary institutions. It specifically targets higher education decision makers at the institutional level. Any post-secondary education and training institution in ...
Clarke-Okah, Willie; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-09-17)Second International Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education in Africa, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 17-19 September 2007, Can Invitational Institutional Audits make a Cost-Effective Contribution to Quality ...
Clarke-Okah, Willie (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-02-11)I'm here today to talk about quality in higher education in keeping with the theme of Quality Assurance Week, "Promoting Quality in Tertiary Education through Leadership."// I'm going to tell you a bit about the Commonwealth ...
Lakshmi, T K S; Rama, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL);National Assessment and Accreditation Council, India, 2007-10)Quality Assurance in the education sector is one of the major initiatives of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) in its Three-Year Plan for 2006-09. To achieve the outcome of enhanced quality at all levels of education, COL ...
Quality Assurance and Cross Border Higher Education in the Commonwealth: The Work of the Commonwealth of Learning Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha; Clarke-Okah, Willie (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-09-21)We shall begin by looking at the current situation of Crossborder Higher Education (CBHE) in the Commonwealth and ask whether crossborder HE providers are latter-day pirates or contribute significantly to the educational ...