• Access to Learning and Asian Open Universities: In Context 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1998-11-04)
      My presentation this morning is about meaningful access and it begins with my belief that education, as a resource, is a basic and fundamental right. [...] I wish to take this presentation further in three parts: First, I ...
    • Convergence of Distance and Conventional Education: International Perspectives 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1997-09-23)
      Convergence of distance and conventional education: international perspectives by Professor Gajaraj Dhanarajan, President, The Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver to the Cambridge International Conference on Open and ...
    • Distance Education: Crossing the Distance in the Commonwealth 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-05-22)
      The Commonwealth of nations is home to 1.2 billion people; one out of four human beings on earth lives in one of the 53 Commonwealth countries. Almost half these nations are small with populations under a million while ...
    • Education in the New Millennium: Supporting a Learning Society 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-11-01)
      The organisers of this seminar invited me to speak on the present developments and future trends in Education as we prepare for the new millennium. Those of you who know me well enough also know that while I am modestly ...
    • Education: A New Vision 

      Perinbam, Lewis (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1998-02-20)
      According to an Australian development agency some 150 million young people, mainly from developing countries, will seek access to tertiary education by the year 2025. Many more wishing to upgrade their skills will strive ...
    • Educational Broadcasting: Challenges of Shifting Paradigms 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1998-02-02)
      Ladies and gentlemen, the organisers of this conference gave me the liberty to determine the subject of my presentation. I thought it might not be inappropriate to perhaps share with you some thoughts on the human development ...
    • From Reality to Virtuality: Commonwealth Education in Transition 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-11-29)
      Therefore, I will refrain from tiring you with details of what you already know and attempt to discuss with you a few specific challenges that confront educational planners, policy makers and practitioners as they aspire ...
    • Partnership or Paternalism 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-08-13)
      There are many things about OUR century that we can be proud of. Colonialism is by and large gone and most countries are now independent; more and more people want to participate in making their communities work and the ...
    • Reflections on Collaborative and Networked Learning 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1998-02-16)
      Ladies and Gentlemen, this conference is about Collaborative and Networked Learning. In pursuing this debate, you are in fact considering, on the one hand, the threats to a system of education that go back to some thousand ...
    • Technology: an Opportunity not a Threat 

      Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1996-09-30)
      Throughout the ages, education has been the most powerful agent of change. Many of our leading thinkers, political leaders, development specialists have come to recognise that the empowerment of individuals through the ...
    • A Time for Vision 

      Perinbam, Lewis (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1997-11-12)
      A Time for Vision by Lewis Perinbam, O.C., LL.D. Senior Advisor, External Relations The Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver to the World Conference on "Education India: the Next Millennium" New Delhi, India, 12 November ...