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Preventing Child Early and Forced Marriage
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-11-24)
Presented at CHOGM Malta 2015 at the Commonwealth Women’s Forum on 24 November 2015 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO (co-written with Ms Frances Ferreira, Education Specialist).
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 ...
Knowledge Parks: Hype or Hope for the Developing World?
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014-05-09)
My topic today is ‘Knowledge Parks: Hype or Hope for the Developing World?’. I will first look at the evolution of the three generations of Knowledge Parks, and then briefly examine the question of whether the hope matches ...
Tertiary TVET: Pathways for Pioneers
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-10-01)
I have prepared these remarks with two of my COL colleagues, Dr. Krishna Alluri and Mr Joshua Mallet. Dr. Alluri, a distinguished expert on the nexus between education, learning and agricultural development, heads the COL ...
Education, Technology and Digital Culture
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-10-12)
The 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) stated that all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights; adding that since they are endowed with reason and conscience they should act towards one ...
Skilling a Nation’s Future
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-11-07)
Presented at the 14th International Conference on Information (ICI-14), Delta University of Science & Technology (DUST) in Gamasa, Egypt on 7 November 2015 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO (co-written with Dr K. ...
The Dynamics of Changing Societies and the Dynamic Role of ODL in Creating the Future
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-10-17)
My topic today is ‘The Dynamics of Changing Societies & the Future role of Open and Distance Learning (ODL)’.// In my presentation, I will first look at the dynamics of changing societies then trace the three generations ...
Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally: Arab Region
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-05-07)
I will begin by describing the background to the project and list its three elements. Then Stamenka will share highlights the responses we have received from countries in this region to our survey questionnaire on OER ...