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Aptus: A Potential Support System for Education in Emergencies
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-03-22)
Workshop presented by Dr. Venkataraman Balaji, Director - Technology and Knowledge Management, Commonwealth of Learning, for Mobile Learning Week 2017 in Paris, France, on 22 March 2017.
Can ODL reach the unreached? Lessons from the Commonwealth
(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) ...
MOOCs for Development: the COL Experience
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-06-16)
Presented at the official launch of the publication "Making Sense of MOOCs: A Guide for Policy Makers in Developing Countries" at UNESCO, Paris, France, 16 June 2016 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth ...
Smallholders’ Transformation to Business Enterprise in Africa: A Reality or a Mental Illusion?
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-06-14)
This presentation conceptualises the issue of smallholder efficiency in a holistic manner and a case study is presented to show that the transition from smallholder farming to agricultural business enterprise can be a ...
Remarks at COL Board of Governor’s Reception
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-06-09)
Remarks at the COL Board of Governor's Reception in Vancouver, Canada, 9 June 2016 delivered by Professor Asha Kanwar, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.
Transforming learning through innovation: the COL experience
(Commonwealth of Learning, 2016-05-24)
COL established a six-country partnership to develop 20 sets of course materials in print and online formats, based on the secondary curricula of Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Seychelles, Trinidad & Tobago and Zambia. The ...
Developing a national ODL Policy: an international perspective
(Commonwealth of Learning, 2016-05-13)
Keynote speech delivered at the international seminar to develop Pakistan’s first ever National Policy for Open and Distance Learning, Islamabad, Pakistan, 13 May 2016 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President and CEO, Commonwealth ...
Acceptance Speech at the Special Convocation of The Open University, London
(Commonwealth of Learning, 2016-04-22)
Distance education and technologies have opened up infinite possibilities for millions across the Commonwealth. Achieving sustainable development remains an aspirational goal for all of us. How can we meaningfully ...
High Level Roundtable for Vice Chancellors
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-03-18)
Introductory (17 March 2016) and Closing Remarks (18 March 2016) at the High Level Roundtable for Vice Chancellors, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.
Skilling Our Youth
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-03-14)
Keynote delivered at the 3rd eLearning and Distance Education Conference: Evolution, Challenges & Solutions, 14 March 2016, Lahore, Pakistan.