Reaching the Unreached Through Open and Distance Learning (ODL) in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan
GIRLS Inspire is a Commonwealth of Learning (COL) project established to mobilise the power of open and distance learning (ODL) to provide secondary schooling and skills development training to women and girls who are prevented from attending schools by barriers such as early marriage, cultural norms and distance from schools. This final report to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) Australia reflects on the work that has taken place since January 2016. It is framed around the project’s objectives and provides a rich account of activities that took place, presented in both quantitative and qualitative forms.
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Baseline-Endline Report: Reaching the Unreached (RtU) through Open and Distance Learning (ODL) in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan Ferreira, Frances; Cruz, Charisse; Smith, Kristina (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-01)This report documents the baseline–endline study by the GIRLS Inspire team’s Reaching the Unreached project to examine the implications of skills training and education for women’s and girls’ empowerment and sustainable ...
Sultana, Sadia A; Kamal, Mostafa A (2010-11)This paper aims at identifying the impacts of ODL programmes (especially, secondary school certificate programme) of BOU on the socio-economic status of the females in Bangladesh. The paper explains how BOU’s collaboration ...
Iwuchukwu, Onyeka (2013-11)Open and Distance Education is designed basically to provide accessible and affordable education to all especially those who were denied education earlier in life. Women and girls are mostly affected as evident in UNICEF’s ...
Preventing Child, Early and Forced Marriage (CEFM) Through Open, Distance and Technology-Based Education: Progress Report #3 Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-06-30)Driven by the Government of Canada’s strong efforts to end child, early and forced marriage (CEFM), COL launched GIRLS Inspire in 2016. This project is funded by Global Affairs Canada (GAC) and is implemented in Bangladesh, ...
Ferreira, Frances; Sheldon, Dania (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-10)Summary of the GIRLS Inspire project in Pakistan and its connection with the Sustainable Development Goals.