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University-Community Links for Rural Prosperity
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-11-28)
We argue today that universities should do more to tackle the single most important development challenge for most poor countries, which is to improve rural prosperity.
Changing lives through LIVES (Learning Through Interactive Voice Educational System)
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2011-12-12)
A video presented at the First UNESCO Mobile Learning Week (12-16 December 2011), held in Paris, France by Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning. Duration: 3:25 // Resource contains link to video as well as a transcript ...
Helping Each Other: Sharing through Microfinance
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-11-11)
While microfinance was an important breakthrough it is, as the name implies, concerned with small loans. It is a start, but only a start, to a process that allows rural people access to credit to implement their ambitions ...
Outdoctrination: Society, Children, Technology and Self-organisation in Education
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-11-03)
Slides from presentation at the Fourth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open and Distance Learning (PCF4), in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, 3 November 2006. Presented by Sugata Mitra.
Learning, Technology and Gender: Need, Opportunity and Obligation
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2002-12-16)
In the next 20 minutes or so that I have, if you permit and indulge me, I wish to reflect with you, from an educational perspective, on: i. where our rural and marginalized populations find themselves in a world that is ...