• From Reality to Virtuality: Commonwealth Education in Transition 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-11-29)
      Therefore, I will refrain from tiring you with details of what you already know and attempt to discuss with you a few specific challenges that confront educational planners, policy makers and practitioners as they aspire ...
    • Knowledge for Development in the Information Age 

      Perinbam, Lewis (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1997-04-07)
      Notes for the Preliminary Consultation on Global Knowledge 97: Knowledge for Development in the Information Age, Montreal, PQ, April 7, 1997, by Lewis Perinbam Senior Advisor (External Relations) // The organisers of this ...
    • The Commonwealth of Learning — Its Role in Small and Island States 

      Macdonald, H Ian (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1997-04-14)
      The Commonwealth of Learning - Its Role in Small and Island States by Dr. H. Ian Macdonald, Chairman, The Commonwealth of Learning to a conference sponsored by The Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and ...
    • A New Generation - A New Idealism 

      Perinbam, Lewis (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1997-05-06)
      "A NEW GENERATION - A NEW IDEALISM" Notes for an Address by Lewis Perinbam, Senior Advisor to the President, the Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, Canada to the AIESEC Global Theme Conference, Basel, Switzerland, May ...
    • Human Resource and Telecommunications – Issues in the Commonwealth 

      Walker, David (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1997-05-22)
      Telecommunications for Education and Development in the Commonwealth Workshop, May 22, 1997, Malta "Human Resource and Telecommunications - Issues in the Commonwealth" by David Walker, Educational Specialist (Educational ...
    • Convergence of Distance and Conventional Education: International Perspectives 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1997-09-23)
      Convergence of distance and conventional education: international perspectives by Professor Gajaraj Dhanarajan, President, The Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver to the Cambridge International Conference on Open and ...
    • Globalization, Competitiveness and Open and Distance Education: Reflections on Quality Assurance 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1997-11-11)
      Globalization, Competitiveness and Open and Distance Education: Reflections on Quality Assurance by Professor Gajaraj Dhanarajan, President, The Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, to the Asian Association of Open ...
    • A Time for Vision 

      Perinbam, Lewis (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1997-11-12)
      A Time for Vision by Lewis Perinbam, O.C., LL.D. Senior Advisor, External Relations The Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver to the World Conference on "Education India: the Next Millennium" New Delhi, India, 12 November ...
    • Educational Broadcasting: Challenges of Shifting Paradigms 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1998-02-02)
      Ladies and gentlemen, the organisers of this conference gave me the liberty to determine the subject of my presentation. I thought it might not be inappropriate to perhaps share with you some thoughts on the human development ...
    • Reflections on Collaborative and Networked Learning 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1998-02-16)
      Ladies and Gentlemen, this conference is about Collaborative and Networked Learning. In pursuing this debate, you are in fact considering, on the one hand, the threats to a system of education that go back to some thousand ...
    • Education: A New Vision 

      Perinbam, Lewis (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1998-02-20)
      According to an Australian development agency some 150 million young people, mainly from developing countries, will seek access to tertiary education by the year 2025. Many more wishing to upgrade their skills will strive ...
    • Delivery of Training Programmes: Changing Design 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1998-03-25)
      With a few exceptions, education, as it is currently practised, has undergone little change from the traditions of some nine centuries ago. Yet, there is a strong body of evidence and advocacy that is emerging, and which ...
    • Occasional Address: Charles Sturt University 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1998-04-16)
      Transcript of occasional address upon being awarded a Doctor of the University, honoris causa, by Charles Sturt University, CSU Graduation Ceremony, 16 April 1998, Bathurst, NSW, Australia. Presented by Professor Gajaraj ...
    • International and Inter-Institutional Collaboration in Distance Education 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1998-04-20)
      I will share with you, a few specific challenges that confront educational planners, policy makers and practitioners as they aspire to move away from high cost, elite, institution-centred provision to where the focus is ...
    • Distance Education and Open Learning in Africa: What Works or Does Not Work 

      Kinyanjui, Peter E (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1998-05)
      This brief paper attempts to summarise the main lessons learnt in the process of establishing open learning and distance education systems in Africa. It focuses on what has or has not worked well, and proposes some measures ...
    • Remarks: Upon Being Conferred an Honorary Doctor of the University 

      Macdonald, H Ian (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1998-06-13)
      Transcript of remarks upon being conferred an Honorary Doctor of the University at the convocation of The Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom, 13 June 1998. Presented by Dr. H. Ian Macdonald, Chairman, The ...
    • The Role and Opportunities for Distance Education using Telecommunications and ICT in the Caribbean 

      Long, Brian (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1998-09-25)
      In my reincarnation as a promoter of the use of appropriate technologies in education, I am discovering that it is possible to become even more enthusiastic. Especially when one appreciates the limitless possibilities ...
    • Presentation to the UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education 

      Guiton, Patrick (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1998-10)
      In the very few minutes available to me I want to mention in summary four very current higher education projects which are, I believe, indicative of the ways in which international cooperation in distance and open learning ...
    • Access to Learning and Asian Open Universities: In Context 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1998-11-04)
      My presentation this morning is about meaningful access and it begins with my belief that education, as a resource, is a basic and fundamental right. [...] I wish to take this presentation further in three parts: First, I ...
    • Introduction to the Report to the Commonwealth Senior Officials Meeting 

      Macdonald, H Ian (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1998-11-09)
      As Chairman of The Commonwealth of Learning, I speak to you not as someone paid to sing this song, but as a volunteer who believes that COL is an acknowledged contributor to one of the world's great revolutions - the ...