• Can ICT Support Human Resource Development? Drawing on our Common Wealth 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-04-24)
      Video speech/presentation given at the Public Administration in Very Small States - Governance and Development (24 April 2013) held in the United Kingdom by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning. Duration: 10:17 ...
    • Can Mobile Learning Empower Women and Girls? 

      Kanwar, Asha; Carr, Alexis; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2015-02-27)
      Transcript and presentation slides from a presentation given at a research seminar, UNESCO Mobile Learning Week, Paris, France, 27 February 2015. Presented by Prof. Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, co-written with Alexis Carr, ...
    • Can Mobiles support Learning for Development? A Gendered Perspective 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-03-07)
      Transcript of opening remarks for Mobiles for Development (M4D) Workshop, National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM), 7 March 2012, Pune, India. Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • Can ODL reach the unreached? Lessons from the Commonwealth 

      Kanwar, Asha; Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-07-27)
      First public lecture of the National Open University of Nigeria’s (NOUN) Distinguished Lecture Series in Abuja, Nigeria, delivered by Professor Asha Kanwar speaking about the potential of open and distance learning (ODL) ...
    • Can OER Transform Education? A Developing World Perspective 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-11-21)
      Video presentation given at the 2011 conference on Open Educational Resources in Iceland (21 November 2011) by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning. // OER penetration in the developing world has been slower ...
    • Can Technology Lead to System-Wide Change? The Case of Guyana 

      Kanwar, Asha; Bullen, Mark (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-02-26)
      World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)+10 Review Meeting, UNESCO, France, 26 February 2013, Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar and co-written with Dr. Mark Bullen, Commonwealth of Learning // My topic today is ‘Can ...
    • Can the Ugly Duckling of ODL be Transformed into a Swan? The MOOC Effect 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-10-04)
      Public Lecture, University of South Africa (Unisa), Johannesburg, South Africa, 4 October 2013 by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning // Or more pertinently for us,‘Can the ugly duckling of ODL be transformed ...
    • Celebrating COL's 25th Anniversary 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-06-13)
      Remarks at COL’s Board of Governors Reception, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 13 June 2013 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & Chief Executive Officer, Commonwealth of Learning // Thank you for joining us for our 25th anniversary ...
    • Changing the Tune: MOOCs for Human Development? A Case Study (Pre-print) 

      Balaji, Venkataraman; Kanwar, Asha (2015-06)
      The Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is covered in critical analysis as well as in popular media as a development exclusively bearing on the Higher Education sector (The Economist, 2014). This term has also acquired an ...
    • The Civil Paths to Peace: Prof. Asha Kanwar in Conversation with Prof. Amartya Sen 

      Kanwar, Asha; Sen, Amartya (Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia, New Delhi, 2008)
      Professor Asha Kanwar interviews Nobel Laureate, Professor Amartya Sen. (Plays on Window Media Player - need to be using Internet Explorer to view)
    • Closing Remarks 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-12-06)
      Transcript of "Takeaways, Prospects" Seventh Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning Closing Ceremony, 6 December 2013, International Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • Closing Remarks - Takeaways, Prospects: PCF7 

      Kanwar, Asha (2013-12)
      "Takeaways, Prospects", Seventh Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning, Closing Ceremony, 6 December 2013, International Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria. Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • Closing Remarks: PCF8 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11-30)
      Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at the Closing Ceremony of the Eighth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning, 30 November 2016, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, ...
    • COL Board of Governor's Reception 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-06-11)
      Remarks COL Board of Governor's Reception, 11 June 2014 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning
    • COL in the Commonwealth: How Technology Can Help You in an Economic Downturn 

      Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-06-18)
      17th Conference of Commonwealth Ministers of Education, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 18 June 2009, PRESENTATION TO MINISTERS, COL in the Commonwealth: How technology can help you in an economic downturn, Sir John Daniel & ...
    • COL in the Commonwealth: Past, Present and Future 

      Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-12-11)
      Our subject is COL in the Commonwealth: Past, Present and Future. We shall start by giving you some background on COL. Then we shall explain the thinking behind our Three-Year Plan for 2006-09, call simply Learning for ...
    • COL in the Commonwealth: Promoting Learning for Sustainable Development 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning, 2015-07-08)
      Professor Asha Kanwar welcomes distinguished guests The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs and The Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Delta-Richmond ...
    • COL in the Commonwealth: Promoting Learning for Development 

      Kanwar, Asha; Whiteman, Burchell (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-08-31)
      Now Professor Kanwar is in charge and already there are signs of new energy and the potential for a new trajectory as COL continues to be a model of three Rs and begins to strategize for the years beyond 2015: • Respons ...
    • COL in the Commonwealth: Promoting Learning for Development 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-08-28)
      Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at the Senior Officials Meeting of the 18th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (18CCEM), 28 August 2012, Mauritius.
    • COL in the Commonwealth: Promoting Learning for Sustainable Development (Ministerial Meeting) 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-06-26)
      Speech delivered by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning at the 19th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (CCEM) - Ministerial Meeting. Nassau, The Bahamas, June 2015.