• Background to the Transnational Qualifications Framework 

      West, Paul; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-02-25)
      If international online courses are to play a significant role in the expansion of education they must be placed within a global framework of quality assurance and qualifications recognition that inspires confidence.
    • Blending for Success in Open and Distance Education: Public/Private Partnerships; Human and Social Capital; Free and Copyrighted Content; Mixing the Media. 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-10-30)
      ASIAN ASSOCIATION OF OPEN UNIVERSITIES, Theme Empowering Asia through Partnerships in Open and Distance Education, Annual Conference 2007, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October 30 - November 1, Blending for Success in Open and ...
    • Blue-Sky Thinking for Small States: VUSSC Futures 

      West, Paul; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-11-09)
      Paul West and I have worked up this presentation, which we are calling Blue-Sky Thinking for Small States: VUSSC Futures. We shall look first at three trends, then suggest some indicators of possible futures for VUSSC and ...
    • Breaking New Ground in Open Learning 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-04-10)
      Transcript and slides of closing remarks at the Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth, 2nd Strategy Meeting for Interlocutors and Institutional Managers, Singapore, 10-13 April 2006. Presented by Sir John ...
    • Breaking the Link Between Quality and Exclusivity 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2004-11-05)
      It is my privilege to bring the greetings of the Commonwealth of Learning to this splendid gathering at which we celebrate the stellar achievements of the National Assessment and Accreditation Council over a decade of its ...
    • Bridges to Global Security: The Promise of Education 

      Perinbam, Lewis (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2004-04-15)
      Transcript for an address in the Ismaili Centre Lecture Series, presented at the Ismaili Centre, London, England, 15 April 2004. By Mr. Lewis Perinbam, O.C., Chairman of the Board of Governors, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • Bridging the Higher Education Gap: The 3-R Challenge 

      Kanwar, Asha; Kaushik, Madhulika (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-08-30)
      Let us look at the three R’s, Reach, Resources, Relevance, that could help us to address the gaps of access, equity and quality.
    • Bridging the Last Mile 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-06-04)
      Commonwealth of Learning, Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth, Third Course Development Boot Camp, Port of Spain, Trinidad, 4 June 2007, Bridging the Last Mile, Opening Remarks, Sir John Daniel // This ...
    • Bridging the Technology Gap: Mobile Phones for Education and Learning 

      Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-08-30)
      Slides from the Ministerial Roundtable, 18th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (18CCEM), Mauritius, 30 August 2012. Presented by Dr. K. Balasubramanian, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • Bridging the Technology Gap: The Case of the Missing Content 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-08-30)
      In this session we bring you some perspectives on how the technology gap can be bridged to increase access, improve quality and cut the costs of education.
    • Building a Community For Developing OERs 

      Botes, Corne; Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-11-25)
      The transition to lower secondary education is now at the centre of the Education for All agenda in many countries. As more children are progressing through primary school the demand for secondary school places is growing. ...
    • Building Bridges between Educators in Small and Island States 

      West, Paul; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-11-12)
      Building Bridges between Educators in Small and Island States, Commonwealth of Learning, Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth, Fourth International Training and Course Development Workshop, Apia, Samoa, ...
    • Building Capacity in Open and Distance Learning 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2004-10-12)
      Open and Distance Learning for Development is what I am going to speak about this morning.
    • Building the Capacity to Build 

      Daniel, John; West, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-10-26)
      Transcript of Closing Ceremony speech at the Sixth International Training & Materials Development Workshop, Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC), 26th October to 12th November 2008, Exuma Islands, ...
    • CADE and COL / L’ACED et COL 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2005-05-09)
      Canadian Association for Distance Education / Association canadienne de l'éducation à distance, 2005 Annual Conference / Congrès annuel 2005, CADE and COL / L'ACED et COL, Welcoming remarks / Mot de bienvenue, 9 May 2005 ...
    • 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 Invitational Institutional Audits make a Cost-Effective Contribution to Quality Enhancement? 

      Clarke-Okah, Willie; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-09-17)
      Second International Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education in Africa, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 17-19 September 2007, Can Invitational Institutional Audits make a Cost-Effective Contribution to Quality ...
    • 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) ...