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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Virtual University of Small States of the Commonwealth: Launch of the Transnational Qualifications Framework
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-05-03)
On behalf of the Commonwealth of Learning it is a pleasure to welcome you to this dinner to launch the Transnational Qualifications Framework that has been developed for the Virtual University of Small States of the ...