Perpectives on Open and Distance Learning: Addressing the Learning Needs of Out-of-School Children and Youths through the Expansion of Open Schooling makes a case for open schooling to be an integral part of future-looking education systems that will be more resilient to changing contexts and needs... read more
This publication is based mostly on various TEL projects in the last five years, presents diverse experiences of TEL from a critical research perspective, offering lessons that can be deployed elsewhere. The book’s 17 chapters provide success stories about the planned and systematic integration of... read more
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... read more
This report consolidates the findings from an overview of the skills demand, supply and gaps in four case study countries: Bangladesh, Ghana, Kenya and Rwanda. This overview is informed by the attention given to skills development in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the... read more
Recognising the catastrophic effects of COVID-19 on millions of people who have become unemployed, or are on the verge of losing their jobs, Coursera, one of the world’s leading eLearning providers, has recently announced the Coursera Workforce Recovery Initiative as an immediate solution to... read more
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... read more
Thanks to the generous support of the governments of Canada and Australia, COL will support secondary schooling, training and skills development for girls and women using open and distance learning under two separate projects: 1) Preventing Child, Early and Forced Marriage, supported by Global... read more
Use this checklist when designing and implementing projects using ICTs to ensure that your project is accessible to both women and men. By putting strategies in place to address the following barriers you will increase your chances of fully benefiting from the talents and resources of both women... read more