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PublicationEducation Technology 2000 : A Global Vision for Open and Distance Learning( 1997) Commonwealth of LearningEducational Technology 2000: A Global Vision for Open and Distance Learning, held in August 1996, was an opportunity for nearly 200 educators and technologists from 38 countries to gather in Singapore to share, discuss and debate many of the important issues in open and distance learning. This collection of keynote addresses and conference papers is rich in diversity, containing thoughtful analyses and challenges for the future.
PublicationICTs for higher education( 2009) Balasubramanian, K ; Clarke-Okah, Willie ; Daniel, John ; Ferreira, Frances ; Kanwar, Asha ; Kwan, Angela ; Lesperance, John ; Mallet, Joshua ; Umar, Abdurrahman ; West, PaulA background paper from the Commonwealth of Learning for the UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education; Paris, 5-8 July 2009.
PublicationLiteracy & Livelihoods: learning for life in a changing world( 2005)This publication of collected papers resulted from the International Experts Meeting held November 15-17, 2004. Commonwealth of Learning, 2005. Foreword The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) believes that marrying literacy and livelihoods is an important step in tackling the poverty reduction targets of the Millennium Development Goals. This is the principle behind a new COL programme that will benefit both young people and older people alike. Literacy is understood in two ways. The first embraces the basics of reading, writing and arithmetic, popularly referred to as the three Rs. The second and more recent concept of literacy stresses the competencies that enable those with minimal or no formal education to improve their chances of gainful employment.
PublicationProceedings of the University of West Indies Small States Conference 2000( 2001) Commonwealth of Learning ; The University of the West IndiesConference proceedings - The University of the West Indies Distance Education Centre (UWIDEC) organised an international conference on Distance Education in Small States, held on 27 - 28 July 2000 in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. The meeting addressed both in-country programmes as well as collaboration among states. The 352-page proceedings are available here in PDF format.