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Promoting gender inclusion in a distance learning course to increase female recruitment to teaching
The paper discusses data from an open distance learning programme ‘Supporting women into teaching in rural Malawi’ funded by the Scottish Government and designed and led by the Open University UK in partnership with FAWEMA ...
Using OERs to improve teacher quality: emerging findings from TESSA
The last decade has seen tremendous progress in primary pupil enrolment across much of sub-Saharan Africa but unfortunately in many areas this has not been accompanied by an improvement in pupil achievement. Attention and ...
Building an effective ‘Open Education Resource’ (OER) Environment for Teacher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa: The TESSA Experience
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008)
The provision of basic education for all children by 2015 is one of the world’s major educational objectives. Through UNESCO’s Education for All (EFA) commitments and the UN’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) national ...
Digital Badges for Teacher Professional Development: Exploring Possibilities for Their Design and Implementation in India
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-09)
As teaching quality has become recognised as a crucial component of student learning, we have seen an increasing emphasis on teacher professional development. Numerous studies explore the characteristics of effective ...