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Arusha Convention on the recognition of qualifications in Higher Education in Africa
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver and UNESCO, 2002)
Regional Convention on the recognition of studies, certificates, diplomas, degrees and other academic qualifications in Higher Education in the African States
Engaging ODL Learners through Mobile Learning at Open University Malaysia
Mobile learning (m-learning) is said to be the next wave of learning (Bonk, 2009). The ITU World Telecommunication (2009) reported an estimate of 4.6 billion mobile cellular telephone subscriptions around the world compared ...
ICTs for higher education
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2009)
A background paper from the Commonwealth of Learning for the UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education; Paris, 5-8 July 2009.
Enhancing Quality and Quantity of Higher Education Through Information and Communication Technologies
Pakistan the second largest country in South Asia, is sixth most populous country in the world, with a population of 187 million of which about 100 million young men and women are below the age of 30. According to the ...
Appraisal Of Open And Distance Learning Education In Nigeria: National Open University Of Nigeria Experience
Nigeria Open and Distance Learning is a promising and practical strategy to solve the challenge of widening access to education therefore increasing participation in tertiary education. It is increasingly being accepted ...
Improving Exam Performance Among Low Achievers of 3rd Year B.A.(Hum) Programme offered by Institute of Distance Education, University of Swaziland
This project was undertaken to diagnose difficult course content by students in different low performance courses and to wash out these difficulties with the help of a tutor support as well as help these learners for ...
Unemployment Challenge In Nigeria: Vocational Education Through Open & Distance Learning Model To The Rescue
The paper reviewed the present status of unemployment situation in Nigeria with emphasis on university graduates. Effort was also made to examine the role vocational education through open distance learning can play to ...
A grape that sees another gets ripe: Some OER issues for the Commonwealth
Human development Index gives a high importance to the gross enrollment ratio. Therefore the future of countries is more and more dependent on the knowledge, skills, and resourcefulness of its human resources. However, ...
Keeping Step with the times: The culture of Quality at the University of the West Indies, Open Campus
The growth of information and communication technology worldwide has facilitated the creation of classrooms without walls and universities without borders. The reaffirmation of UNESCO’s goal of ‘Education for all by 2015’ ...
Higher Education Curriculum and Youth Empowerment in Nigeria
Youth empowerment is a structural and cultural process whereby young people gain the ability, authority, and agency to make decisions and implement changes in their own lives and the lives of other people. It is often ...