• How Technology Developments are Driving Change in Higher Education 

      Naidoo, Vis (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-09-08)
      This presentation focuses on the key technology developments globally and their implications for both the institution and student. The presentation will note developments in massive open online courses (MOOCs), open education ...
    • Inaugural Address 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-09-27)
      Formal Inauguration of CEMBA/MPA, Open University of Mauritius, Port Louis, Mauritius, 27 September 2013 by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning // COL has had a long association with Mauritius, which has been ...
    • Innovation and Technology 

      Unwin, Tim (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-12-05)
      Seventh Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning, Keynote Address, Plenary - Innovation & Technology, 5 December 2013, International Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria by Professor Tim Unwin, Secretary General, Commonwealth ...
    • Innovation in Vocational Education & Skills Training: Investing in Youth and the Informal Sector 

      Mead Richardson, Alison (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-11-27)
      The informal sector of the economy is becoming increasingly important for youth employment and national development throughout the continent. This paper argues that the vast majority of African youth are locked out of a ...
    • Internet and Education: Teacher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa 

      Aguti, Jessica N (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-11-06)
      Presentation slides from a presentation given at the Berlin Workshop, 6-7 November 2014. Presented by Dr. Jessica Aguti, Education Specialist, Teacher Education, Commonwealth of Learning. In preparation for the WDR, an ...
    • Launching of the “Lifelong Learning for Women’s Empowerment” 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-05-19)
      Launching of the“Lifelong Learning for Women’s Empowerment”, Mauritius, 19 May, 2011, presented by Prof. Asha Kanwar and co-written by K. Balasubramanian, Commonwealth of Learning // It is a privilege to be part of this ...
    • Message to the National Teachers' Institute (NTI) 

      Kanwar, Asha (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 ...
    • National Qualifications Framework in South Africa: A Critical Review 

      Kanwar, Asha; Umar, Abdurrahman; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-10-29)
      Transcript and presentation slides of a Public Lecture at the University of Hong Kong School of Professional and Continuing Education, (HKU SPACE), 29 October 2014. Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar and co-written with ...
    • OER Strategy: Taking it to a New Level 

      Naidoo, Vis (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-11-19)
      OER Africa Advisory Meeting, Nairobi, Kenya, November 19, 2013 by Mr. Vis Naidoo, Commonwealth of Learning // This short presentation will focus on COL’s strategy in OER, how the organisation has implemented this and our ...
    • Open Education Models: Past, Present, Future 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-03-02)
      UNISA ODL Occasional Lecture Series, 2 March 2011, Open Education Models: Past, Present, Future Presented by Prof. Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning // My topic today is ‘Open Education Models: past, present and future’. ...
    • Open Education Resources: Lessons from the COL Experience 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-05-16)
      Keynote Address (via Video): OER Africa May 16-18, 2011. Speaker: Prof. Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning. Video duration: 12:45 (mins). Resource contains link to video as well as documents of the transcript and ...
    • Open Education Resources: What, why, how? 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-09-17)
      Presented at the Workshop on Advocacy for OER during the Distance Education Association of Southern Africa (DEASA) Conference on 17 September 2015 held at the Institute of Distance Education, University of Swaziland by ...
    • Open Learning for Development: Towards Empowerment and Transformation 

      Jugede, Olu (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-12-03)
      Seventh Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning, Opening Ceremony, Inaugural Keynote Address, 3 December 2013, International Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria by Professor Olu Jegede, FSTAN, FAAS, Secretary to the Government ...
    • Open University of Mauritius: a University for the 21st Century 

      Kanwar, Asha (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 ...
    • Opening Remarks: Africa and the Mediterranean Focal Points Meeting 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014-05-21)
      Transcript from the opening remarks given at Africa and the Mediterranean Focal Points Meeting, Mauritius, 21 May 2014. Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • Preparing Teachers for Tomorrow 

      Aguti, Jessica N (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-07-28)
      Dr. Jessica Aguti delivered this public lecture to staff of the School of Education and Staff, Institute of Distance Education, University of Swaziland on 28 July 2015. She highlights three key global predictions that have ...
    • Preventing Child Early and Forced Marriage 

      Kanwar, Asha; Ferreira, Frances (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).
    • Promoting Learning for Development 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-07-31)
      Speech presented at the Lifelong Learning for Farmers (L3F) Meeting, Nairobi, Kenya, 31 July 2013, by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning, It gives me great pleasure to be at this important meeting of the ...
    • Promoting Open Education Resources (OER) 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-06-06)
      Video presentation at the Commonwealth Symposium on Education held in Kenya (6 June 2013) by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning. Duration: 7:41 // Resource contains link to video as well as a document of the ...
    • Promoting Open Educational Resources 

      Glennie, Jenny (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-12-05)
      Seventh Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning Keynote Address, Plenary - Promoting Open Educational Resources, 5 December 2013, International Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria, by Ms. Jenny Glennie, Director, South African ...