Recent Submissions

  • National ODL Policy and Practice in the Commonwealth 

    Mays, Tony; Cheng, Ricky; Ferrie, Rebecca; Parhar, Madhu (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2021-07)
    In the wake of the pandemic, many institutions have been offering education using distance, blended or online methods. Sometimes this occurs in the absence of any national or institutional policy. Where national policies ...
  • Institutional OER Policy -Template 

    (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2021-06)
    This document provides a ready to use template for drafting an Open Educational Resources (OER) policy for an ODL, e-Learning or face-to-face institution. // Spanish and Tamil templates also available. See http://oasis.c ...
  • Collaboration Guide for 

    Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2021-06)
    This document provides the details about Commonwealth of Learning’s new learning platform ( and presents guidelines for institutional collaboration to adopt the courses and develop courses to be ...
  • A Guide for Implementing a Quality Assurance Institutional Review Tool for Blended Learning 

    Mohee, Romeela; Perris, Kirk (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2021-01)
    This guide and tool has been designed to support higher education institutions to review, or audit, their readiness to offer blended learning courses. Users of the guide and tool will benchmark their institution’s status ...
  • Skills in Demand Model: Theory of Change 

    Neal, Terry; Kuppuswami, Damodaram (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2021)
    The Commonwealth of Learning’s Skills in Demand model offers TVET national agencies and institutions a way to increase access to TVET through blending distance and online learning with workplace learning. The Skills in ...
  • Climate Change Cannot Defeat Us 

    (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2021)
    In partnership with the Climate Resilience Execution Agency Dominica (CREAD) , COL supported the development and broadcast of six public education messages focussed on Emergency Readiness. Under the general theme Climate ...
  • Training Handbook: School-Based Teacher Development for Inclusive Education 

    Kenya Institute of Special Education; The Open University, UK (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-10)
    This handbook supports a programme of school-based teacher development for Inclusive Education (IE), drawing on international research as well as COL’s resources for the Teacher Futures programme. It presents tools and ...
  • Assistive Technologies: Inclusive Teaching Guidelines for Educators 

    Ramsamy-Iranah, Sabrina D.; Maguire, Martin (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-09)
    In education, assistive technologies include devices or services that increase learners’ independence, participation or achievement to ensure that they reach their full potential. This guide describes how educators using ...
  • Open and Distance Learning: Key Terms and Definitions 

    Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-05)
    This document identifies and defines several key terms related to Open and Distance Learning (ODL). Terms and definitions are current as of May 2020.
  • Guidelines on Distance Education during COVID-19 

    Commonwealth of Learning (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2020-05)
    Guidelines on Distance Education during COVID-19 offer policy advice and practical tips on the use of distance-education (DE) methods, tools and appropriate technology, and provide a road map for decision makers and ...

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