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Can the Ugly Duckling of ODL be Transformed into a Swan? The MOOC Effect
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-10-04)
Public Lecture, University of South Africa (Unisa), Johannesburg, South Africa, 4 October 2013 by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning // Or more pertinently for us,‘Can the ugly duckling of ODL be transformed ...
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 ...
Open Education Resources: Innovation for Development
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-07-13)
International Perspectives on Technology-Enhanced Learning, University of British Columbia, Faculty of Education, Vancouver, Canada, 13 July 2013, Presented by Dr. K. Balasubramanian, Jointly authored by Professor Asha ...
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 ...
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).
Can ICT Support Human Resource Development? Drawing on our Common Wealth
(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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
UNESCO-COL CFS Project Meeting
(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.