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Summary of the 6 Regional Policy Forums
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-06-20)
We shall now try to give you the flavour of the discussions at the Regional Forums taking it in turns to describe each one. We held regional forums in Barbados for the Anglophone Caribbean, Pretoria for Africa, Rio de ...
Life After the World OER Congress?
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-06-22)
As we come to the close of the 2012 World OER Congress, the next question is: where do we go from here? The adoption of the Paris Declaration is an important outcome of this Congress as Member States move from action to ...
Message to the National Teachers' Institute (NTI)
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-11-10)
It gives me great pleasure to send a message on the occasion of the 2nd National Teachers’ Institute (NTI) Summit and Graduation Ceremony. The NTI is the only dedicated single-mode teacher training institute in the ...
The Future of (Open) Education
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-04-24)
In this one hour presentation, Sir John Daniel will present on the concept of open education, the persistent challenges, achievements made and implications for the future of education, particularly in the context of ...
Openness in Education: Some Reflections on MOOCs, OERs and ODL
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-11-14)
My topic today is ‘Openness in Education: Some Reflections on MOOCs, OERs and ODL’, and my attempt is to analyze the recent developments in the light of our lessons from the past to identify implications for the Open and ...
Mobile Technology: the Hype and the Hope
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-03-07)
I recall this history to encourage us not to get carried away by the hype that now claims mobile technology is the greatest gift to education and development since Gutenberg. Without question mobile technology presents us ...
Bridging the Technology Gap: The Case of the Missing Content
(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.
COL's Perspective on Open Education
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-11-08)
COL believes that knowledge is the common wealth of human kind and that all educational content developed with public funds must be made available under open licenses, so that more people are able to benefit from the initial ...
The Commonwealth of Learning: Past, Present and Future
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-05-22)
Today I am sure that you expect me to talk about COL and I shall give a somewhat personal spin to my account of the last eight years as president of the organisation.//Most of you know something about COL but let me run ...
COL Healthy Communities
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-05-20)
The real question guiding our work and my comments today is How do we reach large numbers of people, often in difficult circumstances, and enable them learn the basic health information they need to survive and thrive – ...