• Enseignement en ligne: État des lieus et enjeux 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-01-14)
      Le Sénat de France, le 14 janvier 2011, Enseignement en ligne: État des lieus et enjeux, Formation en ligne : pour quoi faire? Perspectives d’avenir, Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning // Le titre de notre colloque ...
    • Fitness for Purpose, Fitness of Purpose: The Case of Teacher Education 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-03-02)
      Asia-Pacific Quality Network, Annual Conference Quality Assurance in Higher Education: Expectations and Achievements, Bangalore, India, 2- 4 March 2011, Keynote address: Fitness for Purpose, Fitness of Purpose: The Case ...
    • Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally: Arab Region 

      Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-05-07)
      I will begin by describing the background to the project and list its three elements. Then Stamenka will share highlights the responses we have received from countries in this region to our survey questionnaire on OER ...
    • Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally: Hewlett Grantees Meeting 

      Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-04-11)
      We are pleased to have this opportunity to report on project “Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally”which is being implemented by the Commonwealth of Learning and UNESCO with support ...
    • Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally: Project Update 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-05-11)
      Let me recall that the project has four elements: 1. A survey of the world’s governments to determine whether they have, or intend to develop, policies for the use of Open Educational Resources, 2. The holding of Regional ...
    • Four Decades of Open and Distance Learning: Future Directions 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-09-27)
      My topic today is ‘Four Decades of Open and Distance Learning: future directions’.// In my presentation, I will first look at the context of Higher Education`, then trace the three generations of ‘open education’ and ...
    • The Future of (Open) Education 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-04-24)
      In this one hour presentation, Sir John Daniel will present on the concept of open education, the persistent challenges, achievements made and implications for the future of education, particularly in the context of ...
    • The Future of Universities: New Dynamics for Development 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-03)
      University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad & Tobago, The Future of Universities: New Dynamics for Development, Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning // Are universities becoming more open or more ...
    • Gender Impact Assessment 

      Wong, Rosanne (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-04-24)
      This brief presentation provides an introduction to gender impact assessment. It provides details about its origin; its definition; its purpose; when it should be carried out; the process it entails; its benefits and limitations.
    • Girls' and Women's Education 

      Mensah-Williams, Margaret (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-12-04)
      Seventh Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning Keynote Plenary - Girls' & Women's Education, 4 December 2013, International Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria by The Honourable Margaret Mensah-Williams, Member of Parliament, ...
    • The Global Challenge of Achieving Education for All: Some Answers 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-04-17)
      Learning and Sharing, BC Partners in Online Learning, Digital Learning Spring Conference, Vancouver, April 17-19, 2011, The Global Challenge of Achieving Education for All - Some Answers, Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of ...
    • Growing Capacities for Sustainable Distance eLearning Provision 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-10-15)
      Presented at the 26th ICDE World Conference, Sun City, South Africa, 15 October 2015 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO.
    • Higher Education 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-09-23)
      Video presented at the Science and higher education in the Post 2015 agenda: the African context at the UN Headquarters, New York on 23 September 2013 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning. ...
    • Higher Education in a Decade of Disruption 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-02-14)
      Political, economic and technological trends are converging to create major change in higher education. This paper focuses on the impact of evolving technologies notably online learning, which will do far more than change ...
    • Higher Education: Open for Innovation? 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-03-23)
      In the first part of the lecture I will show how, despite its traditional resistance to change, there have been important new developments in higher education in the last fifty years. The most important developments have ...
    • The History of the Commonwealth of Learning 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-05-28)
      ROYAL COMMONWEALTH SOCIETY OF CANADA, 2011 Annual Meeting, 28 May 2011, Victoria, BC, Canada, The History of the Commonwealth of Learning, Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning // It is a pleasure to ...
    • ICT Capacity Building: Game Changers on the Horizon? 

      Balaji, Venkataraman (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-09-24)
      Slides from the Keynote Presentation of the 22nd IFIP World Computer Congress (WCC2012), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 24 September 2012. Presented by Balaji Venkataraman, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • ICT for Skills and Development: Building for the Future 

      Naidoo, Vis (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-12-11)
      Technology has become a critical component of economic development in Asia and the Pacific. Indeed this is a global phenomenon. This presentation identifies a few global trends with respect to Information and Communications ...
    • The Impact of New Business Models for Higher Education on Student Financing 

      Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-08-08)
      Financing Higher Education in Developing Countries Think Tank, Bellagio Conference Centre 8-12 August 2011 The Impact of New Business Models for Higher Education on Student Financing by Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of ...
    • The impact of OER and MOOCs on ODL: an international perspective 

      Kanwar, Asha; Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-10-10)
      Keynote Address at the 2015 International Distance Education Development Forum, Peking University, Beijing, China, 10 October 2015 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO (co-written with Dr Sanjaya Mishra, Education ...