• The Commonwealth of Learning — Its Role in Small and Island States 

      Macdonald, H Ian (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1997-04-14)
      The Commonwealth of Learning - Its Role in Small and Island States by Dr. H. Ian Macdonald, Chairman, The Commonwealth of Learning to a conference sponsored by The Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and ...
    • Distance Education And The New Technologies 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-08-25)
      I have this challenge to describe to you in ten minutes the world of distance education - an educational sector that is probably the fastest growing in the world, has some 867 institutions, uses, both experimentally or ...
    • Distance Education: Crossing the Distance in the Commonwealth 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-05-22)
      The Commonwealth of nations is home to 1.2 billion people; one out of four human beings on earth lives in one of the 53 Commonwealth countries. Almost half these nations are small with populations under a million while ...
    • From Reality to Virtuality: Commonwealth Education in Transition 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-11-29)
      Therefore, I will refrain from tiring you with details of what you already know and attempt to discuss with you a few specific challenges that confront educational planners, policy makers and practitioners as they aspire ...
    • Global Trends in Distance Learning: A Broad Overview 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-02-11)
      It gives me enormous pleasure to attend this meeting today and share with you some thoughts on the environment, issues, challenges, opportunities and practise of higher distance and open education around us. I do not wish ...
    • Human Resource and Telecommunications – Issues in the Commonwealth 

      Walker, David (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1997-05-22)
      Telecommunications for Education and Development in the Commonwealth Workshop, May 22, 1997, Malta "Human Resource and Telecommunications - Issues in the Commonwealth" by David Walker, Educational Specialist (Educational ...
    • Young Women’s Unemployment: The Education Factor 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-07-10)
      When the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) came into existence in 1988, the United Nations Decade of Women with its theme of Equality, Development and Peace had contributed greatly to the process of eliminating obstacles to ...