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Opening Education for All: ODL Policy for the Caribbean
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014-03-24)
Transcript from the CARICOM-COL workshop on the finalization of an open and distance learning policy framework for the Caribbean. Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.
PCF6 Keynote speech: Skills Development
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-11-28)
I am pleased to have been given the opportunity to talk to you about skills development. There is no doubt that governments and institutions around the world have reached a critical stage where we must increase our efforts ...
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 ...
Open University of Mauritius: a University for the 21st Century
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-04-22)
Video speech/presentation given at the Open University of Mauritius Inauguration (22 April 2013) held in Mauritius by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning. Duration: 7:05 // Resource contains link to video as ...
The Commonwealth of Learning: How a Small Agency Achieves Development Impact
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-10-14)
In his presentation, Sir John Daniel will discuss the value-added of ODL for development results, how COL works to empower governments, institutions and individuals to develop learning systems themselves and break the cycle ...
Inauguration Message: AAOU 2012 Annual Conference
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-10-17)
It gives me great pleasure to be at the 26th AAOU Conference on ‘Expanding the Frontiers of Knowledge through ODL in changing societies’. This theme finds resonance in the Commonwealth of Learning’s (COL) own mission of ...
Education for Democracy
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-05-28)
Forty years ago, after having the revelation of a revolution in higher education during an internship at the infant UK Open University, Sir John Daniel made opening up education the theme of his career. He has nurtured ...
Open and Distance Learning in Small States: Which Models?
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-01-11)
What I shall do is to look at the field of distance education generally and ask what has changed and what has not changed since 1989. This will lead me to comment directly on my subject, namely the appropriate models for ...
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-12-06)
Transcript of remarks made at the Seventh Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning Closing Ceremony, 6 December 2013, International Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria, by the Honourable Burchell Whiteman, O.J., Chair, COL ...
Developments in Distance and Online Learning: Can They Address Development Challenges?
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014-03-10)
My topic today is ‘Developments in Distance Education and elearning: can they address emerging challenges?’, which I have prepared jointly with my colleague Dr K Balasubramanian. I will first look at the context of higher ...