Key Partners in Sustainable and Equitable Development: Resource materials on women and sustainable development
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This report responds to Commonwealth mandates by producing training materials on women and sustainable development. It extrapolates, from selected "success stories," the common lessons for learning and teaching about the effective integration of environment and gender. The success stories demonstrate that women have developed new approaches to environmentally sound energy production in rural areas, improved conservation of energy in community settings, found ways to deal with waste economically and safely (whether by recycling or responsible consumer behaviour) and re-introduced effective indigenous methods that are economically feasible and environmentally sustainable. These training materials are presented in a format that will make them adaptable for use by a variety of interested parties, from policy makers to practitioners, and in a variety of settings, from classroom instruction to radio broadcasts.
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Balasubramanian, K; Carr, Alexis (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-11-24)Presented at CHOGM 2015 - Group 5, Parallel Workshop, Women’s Forum in Malta by Dr. K. Balasubramanian, Vice President, co-written with Ms. Alexis Carr, Project Assistant. This presentation is based on the studies carried ...
The Usage of Information Communication Technology (ICT) by women in Tertiary Institutions in Ekiti State, Nigera Adegun, Olajire A; Akomolafe, Comfort O; Adesua, Veronica O (2013-11)The ICT is one of the key factors for sustainable development in the nation. Its usage for effective management, teaching and learning in higher Education cannot be overemphasized. This paper investigated the use of ICT ...
Mlambo-Ngcuka, Phumzile (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11-29)Presented by Dr Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, at the Eighth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning, 29 November 2016, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, ...
How Community Engagement and Local Community Organisations Contribute to Equitable Participation of Out-of-School Girls Affected by CEFM? Ferreira, Frances; Kamal, Mostafa A (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)Child marriage denies a girl her childhood, disrupts her education, limits her opportunities…” (Government of Canada – UNICEF, 2014). Millions of girls are forced into early marriage for economic and cultural reasons and ...
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-05)These materials are part of "Sustainable Development in TVET" – a flexible learning course. They highlight the 17 Sustainable Development Goals and how they can be linked to TVET curriculum. The information is compiled ...