Women and Leadership in Open and Distance Learning and Development
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 ongoing struggle, one step at a time. Each and every woman who steps up to take a lead in these matters makes a difference and clears the way for those who follow. It is our hope that this book, a compendium of personal experiences and insights, will serve to inspire and illuminate the way for many women leaders, eager to be born! // Series formerly called "Perspectives on Distance Education."
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Islam, Nazrul (2013-11)This paper deals with the multifarious problems of educating girls and women of Bangladesh and shows how ODL and ICT can work to address these problems. Education is the light to which everybody has equal right. Men and ...
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 ...
Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K; Wong, Rosanne (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-08-03)Presented at Koforidua Polytechnic in Koforidua, Ghana, 3 August, 2016 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning. Co-written with Dr. K. Balasubramanian, Vice-President, COL, and Rosanne Wong, COL.
Girls Not Brides: Concern of Distance Learning: Strategies to Prevent Child Marriage and Curse of Dowry: Bangladesh Perspective Akhter, Zobaida (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-09)Women’s access to education must be treated as their fundamental right. And it is only through education that they wo uld get the chance to prepare themselves in order to play their roles in nation’s social, economic ...
Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-05-11)I shall start by asking what we mean by development. What is the basic idea behind the Millennium Development Goals that figure in my title? I shall then ask about the role of learning in development and argue that it is ...