Summary of the PCF8 Online Discussion Forums
In order to kick-start momentum for the eighth Pan-Commonwealth Forum (PCF8), the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM) organised four online discussion forums around PCF8’s sub-themes. We used an open-source platform called Discourse to organise the online discussion space, and used direct emails, mailing lists and social media to announce each online discussion forum. The main conference website and the COL website also provided links to the discussion forum website. // The online forums were scheduled between April and September 2016 and each ran for four weeks, as follows: effectiveness and efficiency (1 – 30 April 2016), access and inclusiveness (15 May – 15 June 2016), quality and equity in learning (1 – 30 July 2016), technology and innovation (15 August – 15 September 2016).
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Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-11-28)In the next few minutes I shall share impressions of the conference. I have called this short intervention Access & Success in Learning: Your Conclusions. I say ‘your conclusions’ because although I have not spoken to all ...
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Distance Education Opens Access to Educational and Career Advancement: The Case of Community Based Workers’ Certificate Programme at Bocodol Moses, Boingotlo; Morolong, Bantu L K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)In its common usage in Education, the term access typically refers to the ways in which educational institutions through their policies strive to ensure that different sectors of the population have equal and equitable ...
The Role of Open and Distance Education in Providing Access to Learning for Children and Young People Bellamy, Carol (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-07-14)Transcript of speech presented at PCF5 Conference: Access to Learning in Development, July 14, 2008. Presented by Carol Bellamy, President and CEO, World Learning.