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Ferreira, Frances; Cruz, Charisse; Smith, Kristina – Commonwealth of Learning, 2018
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 livelihoods in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan. It is based on data collected from quarterly reports mirrored against the project…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Females, Empowerment, Training
Cleveland-Innes, Martha – Commonwealth of Learning, 2018
The Guide to Blended Learning is an introduction using technology and distance education teaching strategies with traditional, face-to-face classroom activities. This Guide has been designed to assist teachers adopt blended learning strategies through a step-by-step approach taking constructivist and design-based approach and reflecting on…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Technology Uses in Education, Distance Education, Educational Benefits
Borokhovski, Eugene; Pickup, David; El Saadi, Lina; Rabah, Jihan; Tamim, Rana M. – Commonwealth of Learning, 2018
This publication addresses the intersection of gender and information and communication technologies (ICT) as reflected in the primary research literature and in educational practices and policies of the Commonwealth, the USA and Scandinavian countries. It summarises outcomes of two large-scale systematic reviews, namely: a meta-analysis of…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Policy
Commonwealth of Learning, 2017
Access to quality educational materials is a challenge in many parts of the world, including in some developed countries. The emergence of open educational resources (OER) is a landmark development in the history of education. OER support the notion of knowledge as a social product and education for all as a human right. The Commonwealth of…
Descriptors: Shared Resources and Services, Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Instructional Materials
Commonwealth of Learning, 2017
"Open educational resources" (OER) are educational resources that are available to anyone free of cost and under an open licence to allow others to retain, reuse, revise, remix and redistribute them with few or no restrictions. In 2012, the World OER Congress saw the adoption of the Paris OER Declaration, which calls on governments…
Descriptors: Shared Resources and Services, Instructional Materials, Resource Units, Educational Technology
Latchem, Colin, Ed. – Commonwealth of Learning, 2017
The Education for All initiative concluded in 2015, but in many countries, and particularly in the developing countries, secondary education is still the preserve of the privileged few. This means that millions of adults and young people are denied the opportunity to complete their basic education, which in turns sees them trapped in a pattern of…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Blended Learning, Vocational Education
Brown, Cheryl; Czerniewicz, Laura; Huang, Cheng-Wen; Mayisela, Tabisa – Commonwealth of Learning, 2016
The Commonwealth Digital Education Leadership Training in Action (C-DELTA) is a long-term programme of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) to promote a digital education environment in Commonwealth Member Nations. This concept paper proposes a holistic approach to conceptualising digital education leadership. The C-DELTA programme will provide a…
Descriptors: Program Descriptions, Holistic Approach, Lifelong Learning, Instructional Leadership
Phalachandra, B.; Abeywardena, Ishan – Commonwealth of Learning, 2016
This study was conducted as part of the OER for Skills Development project of COL, supported by The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. The objective of the study was to collect baseline data from Commonwealth institutions with respect to the development, use and reuse of OER; the availability of support; and challenges faced in fostering the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Resource Units, Computer Uses in Education, Shared Resources and Services
Westhuizen, Duan vd – Commonwealth of Learning, 2016
This work starts with a brief overview of education in developing countries, to contextualise the use of the guidelines. Although this document is intended to be a practical tool, it is necessary to include some theoretical analysis of the concept of online assessment. This is given in Sections 3 and 4, together with the identification and…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Student Evaluation, Computer Assisted Testing, Evaluation Methods
Moon, Bob; Villet, Charmaine – Commonwealth of Learning, 2016
The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of the present and future impact of digital learning on teacher education in Sub-Saharan Africa. The focus of the report is student-teachers and teachers, and its central argument is that existing institutional structures will be insufficient to meet the scale of demand for well-prepared,…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Educational Change, Student Teachers, Teacher Qualifications
Commonwealth of Learning, 2011
World leaders, meeting at the United Nations in 2000, set eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) that aim to transform the condition of humankind in the 21st century. These Goals now guide the policies of governments and the priorities of development agencies. These eight goals are: (1) Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger; (2) Achieve…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Poverty, Primary Education, Hunger
Neal, Terry – Commonwealth of Learning, 2011
This report examines the current state of open and flexible technical-vocational education and training (TVET) in nine Pacific Commonwealth countries: Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu. The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) has commissioned the Open Polytechnic to complete this report to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Technical Education, Educational Change
Commonwealth of Learning, 2010
Open schools are not just concerned with increasing access to secondary schooling, but also with equalising educational opportunities for citizens regardless of their geographic location or socio-economic background. Through a well-articulated policy, broad consensus on the most appropriate direction for the future development of open schooling…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Educational Policy, Open Education, Models
Prabhala, Achal – Commonwealth of Learning, 2010
Copyright vests automatically in most countries around the world, whether or not the creator of an educational work wishes to exert copyright in its entirety. What this means for education, unfortunately, is that all traditionally produced, printed textbooks, are to a large extent "locked." Even digital resources such as those available on the…
Descriptors: Copyrights, Educational Resources, Intellectual Property, Information Technology
Commonwealth of Learning, 2010
The Commonwealth of Learning Review and Improvement Model (COL RIM) was developed by the Commonwealth of Learning in response to two key drivers: (1) Increased global emphasis on the quality of higher education; and (2) Rising concern about the high cost and uncertain benefits of conventional approaches to external quality assurance. Any…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Quality Control, Models, Costs
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