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15CCEM Mid-Term Survey for Africa 14 November 2005 Freetown, Sierra Leone Sir John Daniel Federation of Learning

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  1. 15CCEM Mid-Term Review for Africa 14 November 2005Freetown, Sierra Leone Sir John DanielCommonwealth of Learning Using distance learning to overcome barriers

  2. Asha Kanwar – Higher Education Joshua Mallet – Literacy and Livelihoods David Walker – Health/Media Empowerment

  3. SIX ACTION AREAS Achieving Universal Primary Education Eliminating Gender Disparities in education Improving Quality in education Supporting education in difficult circumstances Mitigating the effects of HIV/AIDS Using distance learning to overcome barriers

  4. Open and Distance Learning is the only way to achieve the scope, scale and impact that you require

  5. Universal Primary Education MDG Target (2015) Ensure that all boys and girls complete primary school

  6. Universal Primary Education • (and its consequences) • COL’s activities: • Schoolnets- NEPAD eSchools (evaluation/monitoring)

  7. NEPAD eSchools Pilot Project

  8. Universal Primary Education • (and its consequences) • COL’s activities: • Schoolnets- NEPAD eSchools (evaluation/monitoring)- ICT Policy

  9. Teacher Training

  10. Universal Primary Education • (and its consequences) • COL’s activities: • Schoolnets- NEPAD eSchools (evaluation/monitoring)- ICT Policy- Teacher training- Open Schooling

  11. Eliminating Gender Disparities in Education MDG Target (2005) Eliminate gender disparities in primary and secondary education (equal access) MDG Target (2015) Eliminate gender disparities at all levels of education (equal outcomes)

  12. Eliminating Gender Disparities in Education • Gender Toolkits

  13. Eliminating Gender Disparities in Education • Gender Toolkits • ICTs

  14. Eliminating Gender Disparities in Education • Gender Toolkits • ICTs • Resources (FAWE)

  15. Gender Resources www.colfinder.org/dev

  16. Improving Quality in Education • Management (Teacher Education and Postsecondary) • Training Events for Senior Staff

  17. Improving Quality in Education - Management (Teacher Education and Postsecondary) - Quality Assurance (Teacher Education and Postsecondary)

  18. Using Distance Learning to Overcome Barriers (All Millennium Development Goals) Poverty and hunger Primary education Gender equality Health Environment Partnership

  19. Using Distance Learning to Overcome Barriers • National Forums • Lifelong Learning for Farmers • Nomadic Education • Community radio

  20. Farmers

  21. Using Distance Learning to Overcome Barriers • National Forums • Lifelong Learning for Farmers • Nomadic Education • Community radio

  22. Supporting Education in Difficult Circumstances Focus on orphans and vulnerable children

  23. Mitigating the Impact of HIV/AIDS in Education Media empowerment

  24. The Virtual University for Small States of theCommonwealth

  25. The Virtual University for Small States Participants: Botswana; The Gambia; Lesotho; Mauritius; Namibia; Seychelles; Swaziland + 17 other non-African countries Topics: Professional Development in EducationLife Skills for YouthBusiness, Management, Entrepreneurship+ training in eLearning methods, etc.

  26. Literacy and Livelihoods A new COL programme that has evolved from its previous work on technical and vocational education and training.

  27. Regional Centres RETRIDOL(NOUN) Serving: Cameroon, The Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone SARDEC(BOCODOL) Serving: Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia

  28. THE COMMONWEALTH

  29. Thank you!