• Universal Access to Quality Content: The Role of Open Education Resources (OER) 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-05-24)
      Presented at the International Conference on ICT and Post-2015 Education Qingdao, China; May 24, 2015
    • Universal Secondary Education for All: What are the options? 

      Kanwar, Asha; Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-06-22)
      Speech delivered by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning at the 19th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (CCEM) Nassau, The Bahamas, June 2015.
    • Universities in an Era of Open Education 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balaji, Venkataraman (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-06-19)
      Transcript and presentation slides from Keynote Address, 2nd International Conference on Open and Distance e-Learning, Manila, Philippines, 19 June 2014, Universities in an Era of Open Education, by Professor Asha Kanwar, ...
    • Value of Partnerships in Building an Education System 

      Naidoo, Vis; Lesperance, John; Umar, Abdurrahman; Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-11-26)
      Partnership refers to a dynamic relationship between organisations and institutions based on mutually agreed goals with clearly defined roles and responsibilities. COL leverages its modest resources through partnerships ...
    • Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-03-10)
      Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth Programme Development Workshop, Maseru, Lesotho, 10 March 2011
    • Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth 

      Kanwar, Asha; Lesperance, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-12-01)
      Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) Interlocutors Meeting, 1 December 2013, Abuja, Nigeria, Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar (co-written with Mr. John Lesperance), Commonwealth of Learning // ...
    • Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth 

      Kanwar, Asha; Lesperance, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-11-12)
      Commonwealth Ministerial Meeting on Small States, 12 November 2013, Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Colombo, Sri Lanka, Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) From Concept to Implementation: ...
    • The Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) 

      Lesperance, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-08-30)
      When Ministers of Education met in 2000 to discuss the idea for having a VUSSC, achieving sustainable development was already a matter of concern hence it was included as one of the long term objectives for the VUSSC.//Although ...
    • The Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC): Using Technology to Increase Access to Learning Opportunities in Small States 

      Lesperance, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-09-30)
      25th AAOU Annual Conference, The Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC): Using Technology to Increase Access to Learning Opportunities in Small states by John Lesperance, Education Specialist - ...
    • The Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth: Its journey, evolution and future 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-06-22)
      Speech delivered by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning at the 19th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (CCEM) -- Ministerial Pre-conference Meeting, Nassau, The Bahamas, June 2015.
    • Visual Arts Education and New Technologies: Sharing cultures at the DeTao Masters Academy 

      Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-03-14)
      I shall begin our presentation by exploring how the definition of visual arts has developed over time.// We then examine the revolution inspired by new media and technology in art, giving the example of David Hockney as ...
    • Welcome Message 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-12-02)
      Transcript of Welcome Message at Seventh Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning Formal Opening, 2 December 2013, International Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning
    • Well Equipped for the Future 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-06-11)
      State University of New York, Empire State College, Commencement 11 June 2011, Well Equipped for the Future, Remarks by Sir John Daniel, on the conferment of the degree, Doctor of Letters honoris causa // In 1971, the year ...
    • What Ails Indian Distance Education Research? 

      Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-02-20)
      Keynote Presentation: Sub-Theme 3: Research In Open and Flexible Distance Learning, SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai, India, India-Canada International Conference on Open and Flexible Distance Learning, 20 - 22 February ...
    • What must we do to effectively prepare teachers for tomorrow? 

      Aguti, Jessica N (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-07-22)
      Video presentation delivered at the Distance Education for Teacher Training in Africa (DETA) Conference from Dr. Jessica Aguti, Education Specialist - Teacher Education, held 22–24 July 2015 in Mauritius.
    • What We Don't Know about Open Education Resources 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-10-01)
      Slides for "What we don’t know about Open Education Resources?" Panel Discussion at the Unisa/Cambridge International Conference on Open, Distance and eLearning, Cape Town, South Africa, 1 October 2013, by Professor Asha ...
    • Who says you can't have quality content in low-resource settings? The uses of OER 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-08-24)
      USAID 'Global Workshop on Education and Development: From Evidence to Action' Washington DC, USA. 22-26 August 2011. "Who says you can't have quality content in low-resource settings? The uses of OER" by Professor Asha ...
    • Why and How Ontario Colleges and Universities could/should Collaborate with Developing Countries in the Area of Online Learning 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-12-15)
      Presentation for ContactNorth/ContactNord, Ontario, Why and How Ontario Colleges and Universities could/should Collaborate with Developing Countries in the Area of Online Learning, 15 December 2011, Sir John Daniel, ...
    • Widening Access to Education in the Commonwealth: what have we learned? 

      Kanwar, Asha; Gatsha, Godson; Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-09-18)
      Keynote address presented at the Distance Education Association of Southern Africa (DEASA) Conference on 18 September 2015 held at the Institute of Distance Education, University of Swaziland by Professor Asha Kanwar, ...
    • Will Higher Education Split? 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-03-08)
      4th Annual Australian Higher Education Congress, Innovation in boosting participation: considering the potential of IT, Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, Sydney, Australia, 8 March 2011, International keynote: Will ...