• UNESCO and COL: Two Complementary Organisations 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-09-21)
      The role of standard setter has come to the fore since that first meeting as UNESCO and the OECD have jointly developed Guidelines on Quality Assurance in Cross-Border Higher Education. This work has also showed UNESCO at ...
    • UNESCO-COL CFS Project Meeting 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-11-22)
      A very warm welcome to you to this meeting in which the countries present will share their experiences of implementing the CFS project and the lessons they learned as a result.
    • UNESCO-COL Workshop on Open Education Resources: Welcome and Introductory Remarks 

      Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-11-23)
      This workshop is part of a joint project between UNESCO and COL whose aim is to spread awareness and understanding of Open Educational Resources, or OERs, beyond the community of practice that has already grown up around ...
    • UNISA’s Unique Academic Odyssey 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-05-05)
      Transcript of remarks after conferment of the degree of Doctor of Literature & Philosophy (honoris causa), UNISA – University of South Africa, Pretoria, 5 May 2010. Presented by Sir John Daniel.
    • Universal Access to Quality Content: The Role of Open Education Resources (OER) 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-05-24)
      Presented at the International Conference on ICT and Post-2015 Education Qingdao, China; May 24, 2015
    • Universal Secondary Education for All: What are the options? 

      Kanwar, Asha; Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-06-22)
      Speech delivered by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning at the 19th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (CCEM) Nassau, The Bahamas, June 2015.
    • Universities in an Era of Open Education 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balaji, Venkataraman (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-06-19)
      Transcript and presentation slides from Keynote Address, 2nd International Conference on Open and Distance e-Learning, Manila, Philippines, 19 June 2014, Universities in an Era of Open Education, by Professor Asha Kanwar, ...
    • A University for the 21st Century – Graduates for the 21st Century 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-11-14)
      The Open University Malaysia, 7th Convocation, 14 November 2009 (Return Speech on the occasion of the conferment of the Honorary Doctorate of Education) Sir John Daniel, President, Commonwealth of Learning // You do me a ...
    • University-Community Links for Rural Prosperity 

      Daniel, John; Alluri, Krishna (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-11-28)
      We argue today that universities should do more to tackle the single most important development challenge for most poor countries, which is to improve rural prosperity.
    • Update on the Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth 

      Daniel, John; West, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-12-10)
      Thank you for coming to share lunch with us and hear about progress in the development of the Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth. This is an important ministerial initiative which the Commonwealth of ...
    • Use of Aptus: Manndeshi's Experience 

      Shinde, Vanita (Commonwealth of Learning (COL);Mann Deshi Foundation, 2017-03-22)
      Workshop presentation by Ms. Vanita Shinde, Manndeshi Foundation, for Mobile Learning Week 2017 in Paris, France, on 22 March 2017.
    • Using ICTs to Promote Non-Formal Learning in Health and Agriculture 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-03-29)
      The President of COL was invited by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) to present an information session on: Using ICTs to Promote Non-Formal Learning in Health and Agriculture, Ottawa, Canada, 29 March ...
    • Using Technology in Higher Education: Post-Globalisation Challenges (Blending for Success in Higher Education) 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-11-28)
      Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Workshop for Maharashtra College Principals, 28 November 2007, Theme: Emerging Technologies in Higher Education: Challenges and Possibilities, Using Technology in Higher ...
    • Using Technology to Educate the Commonwealth about the Commonwealth 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-05-20)
      Association for Commonwealth Studies, Conference 20-23 May 2007 - Windsor, UK, Educating the Commonwealth about the Commonwealth, Using Technology to Educate the Commonwealth about the Commonwealth, Sir John Daniel, ...
    • Value of Partnerships in Building an Education System 

      Naidoo, Vis; Lesperance, John; Umar, Abdurrahman; Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-11-26)
      Partnership refers to a dynamic relationship between organisations and institutions based on mutually agreed goals with clearly defined roles and responsibilities. COL leverages its modest resources through partnerships ...
    • Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-03-10)
      Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth Programme Development Workshop, Maseru, Lesotho, 10 March 2011
    • Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth 

      Kanwar, Asha; Lesperance, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-12-01)
      Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) Interlocutors Meeting, 1 December 2013, Abuja, Nigeria, Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar (co-written with Mr. John Lesperance), Commonwealth of Learning // ...
    • Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth 

      Kanwar, Asha; Lesperance, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-11-12)
      Commonwealth Ministerial Meeting on Small States, 12 November 2013, Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Colombo, Sri Lanka, Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) From Concept to Implementation: ...
    • The Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) 

      Lesperance, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-08-30)
      When Ministers of Education met in 2000 to discuss the idea for having a VUSSC, achieving sustainable development was already a matter of concern hence it was included as one of the long term objectives for the VUSSC.//Although ...
    • The Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC): Using Technology to Increase Access to Learning Opportunities in Small States 

      Lesperance, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-09-30)
      25th AAOU Annual Conference, The Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC): Using Technology to Increase Access to Learning Opportunities in Small states by John Lesperance, Education Specialist - ...