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Mohee, Romeela; Perris, Kirk – Commonwealth of Learning, 2021
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 with blended learning across a range of categories that includes policy, infrastructure, partnerships, learner support,…
Descriptors: Guides, Blended Learning, Teaching Methods, Open Educational Resources
Neal, Terry – Commonwealth of Learning, 2020
A recent International Labour Organisation (ILO) report noted that nearly half a billion people -- one in six of the world's working population -- did not have enough work, were looking for but unable to find work, or had given up looking for work. Women and youth were over-represented in this group. Since then, due to COVID-19, the numbers of…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, COVID-19, Blended Learning, Online Courses
Mays, Tony – Commonwealth of Learning, 2020
Schooling has been associated with teachers and learners interacting in physical classrooms. However, when campuses close, alternative ways need to be found to ensure continuity of learning. This document explores how distance and online learning approaches can and have been used to support continuity of learning and how these approaches might…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Models, Educational Policy, Educational Planning
Bhagat, Kaushal Kumar – Commonwealth of Learning, 2020
This report evaluates blended learning implementation at the Uganda Management Institute (UMI), Uganda. The study assessed the effectiveness of blended learning (BL) for participants' learning performance and their perceptions about BL. The sample of this study included 7 faculty members and 31 participants who enrolled for 5 blended courses…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blended Learning, Program Implementation, Program Effectiveness
Maseko, Simon S.; Esampally, Chandraiah; Mthethwa-Kunene, Khetsiwe E.; Dlamini-Nxumalo, Nkhululeko – Commonwealth of Learning, 2020
The benefits and facilities of online learning at school level all over the world were not fully realised until the COVID-19 pandemic forced educational institutions to explore the possibilities of teaching-learning through online measures. During the lockdown due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Open Schooling (OS) using online learning as a method of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Online Courses, COVID-19, Distance Education
Kanwar, Asha; Daniel, John – Commonwealth of Learning, 2020
This brief to Ministers of Education provides examples of how governments and institutions made it possible for people to continue their education during the COVID-19 pandemic and identifies factors that contributed to success.
Descriptors: COVID-19, School Closing, Pandemics, Access to Education
Ramsamy-Iranah, Sabrina D.; Maguire, Martin – Commonwealth of Learning, 2020
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 assistive technology can promote an inclusive environment that accommodates the different ways learners assimilate information…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Inclusion, Guidelines
Watkins, Caren; Treviranus, Jutta; Roberts, Vera – Commonwealth of Learning, 2020
Globally, children with disabilities are disadvantaged in the school environment. They are also disproportionately represented among out-of-school children. Inclusive Design for Learning provides a means to address this crisis of exclusion of persons with identified and unidentified disabilities, which may be permanent or episodic. This Knowledge…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Access to Education, Curriculum Development, Distance Education
Rossiter, Darien; Tynan, Belinda – Commonwealth of Learning, 2019
Many organisations are experimenting with micro-credentials, while others are emerging to collect, publish and offer credentials. The decision to engage with these new forms of credentials will be influenced by many factors, as described in this guide. Each organisation will need to assess their own level of maturity as new and innovative forms of…
Descriptors: Credentials, Educational Certificates, Job Skills, Skill Development
Ferguson, Rebecca – Commonwealth of Learning, 2019
This guide explores how pedagogy and vision underpin successful TEL [technology-enabled learning] innovation, as well as the other building blocks that are needed. It also outlines recent pedagogical innovations in TEL that can be trialled in any classroom where learners have access to smartphones and the Internet.
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Distance Education, Educational Innovation, Educational Technology
Moon, Bob – Commonwealth of Learning, 2019
Developed by Bob Moon, this Blueprint and Toolkit provides the guidance and supporting resources for a programme of around 12-15 weeks' duration and includes a detailed framework that can be adapted to the context of a particular country, region, district or school. It targets institutions wishing to implement school-based teacher development…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Teacher Competencies, Secondary School Teachers, Active Learning
Shinde, Jayashree – Commonwealth of Learning, 2019
Technology-enabled learning (TEL) implementation at SNDT Women's University (SNDTWU), supported by the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), started with the discussion and adoption of a TEL policy. This report presents the results of efforts to build capacity in the university's teachers so they could develop blended courses using the Moodle learning…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, College Faculty, Blended Learning
Chan Mow, Ioana – Commonwealth of Learning, 2019
This is a research report on student learning and teacher pedagogical transformation at National University of Samoa after adoption of a technology-enabled learning framework and series of capacity building workshops. [This report was produced with the National University of Samoa.]
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education
Mohee, Romeela – Commonwealth of Learning, 2019
A Guide to Integrating Employability in Higher Education Institutions is designed to support the implementation of the Commonwealth of Learning's Employability Model in higher education institutions. The guide helps higher education institutions to develop employability strategies and teams to carefully consider how diverse practices -- throughout…
Descriptors: Employment Qualifications, Higher Education, Job Skills, Educational Practices
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
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