• Advancing Research in ODL: Where are the Missing Links? 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-10-28)
      Transcript and presentation slides from the Opening Keynote at the 28th Annual Conference of the Asian Association of Open Universities, Hong Kong, China, 28 October 2014. Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, and co-written ...
    • Agricultural Higher Education in the 21st Century: Non-traditional educational models 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K; Balaji, Venkataraman (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-06-16)
      Speech delivered by Professor Asha Kanwar at 'Agricultural Higher Education in the 21st Century: A global challenge in knowledge transfer to meet world demands for food security and sustainability'. Zaragoza, Spain June 2015.
    • Bridging the Technology Gap: Mobile Phones for Education and Learning 

      Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-08-30)
      Slides from the Ministerial Roundtable, 18th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (18CCEM), Mauritius, 30 August 2012. Presented by Dr. K. Balasubramanian, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • Can Mobile Learning Empower Women and Girls? 

      Kanwar, Asha; Carr, Alexis; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2015-02-27)
      Transcript and presentation slides from a presentation given at a research seminar, UNESCO Mobile Learning Week, Paris, France, 27 February 2015. Presented by Prof. Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, co-written with Alexis Carr, ...
    • The Commonwealth of Learning 

      Kanwar, Asha; Naidoo, Vis; Ferreira, Frances; Umar, Abdurrahman; Kaushik, Madhulika; Lesperance, John; Mead Richardson, Alison; Balasubramanian, K; Pringle, Ian; Bullen, Mark; Balaji, Venkataraman; McEachern, Doris (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-04-11)
      The Commonwealth of Learning’s presentation to the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Cooperation, Canada, 11 April 2013, Vancouver, Canada // It gives me great pleasure to formally welcome, for the first ...
    • Creating Knowledge Networks for Sustainable Development 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-02-25)
      World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)+10 Review Meeting, From Digital to Knowledge Divide, Thematic Forum 1, UNESCO, France, 25 February 2013, Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar and co-written with Dr. K. ...
    • Developments in Distance and Online Learning: Can They Address Development Challenges? 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014-03-10)
      My topic today is ‘Developments in Distance Education and elearning: can they address emerging challenges?’, which I have prepared jointly with my colleague Dr K Balasubramanian. I will first look at the context of higher ...
    • Empowering Entrepreneurs: What opportunities? What enterprise? 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-12-10)
      Council for Education in the Commonwealth, Gladwyn Lecture 2013, London, United Kingdom, 10 December 2013, Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar (co-written with Dr. K. Balasubramanian), Commonwealth of Learning // 2013 is ...
    • How ICT can Support Teacher Training 

      Kanwar, Asha; Aguti, Jessica N; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-10-06)
      Transcript and presentation slides from the Keynote at the Open Forum on "Teaching today: an international overview of professional development and conditions of work" for the 20th anniversary of World Teachers' Day, UNESCO ...
    • Is Modern ICT the Answer to Extension? 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-09-24)
      My topic today is: ‘Is modern ICT the answer to extension?’ which will be examined in the context of the Commonwealth of Learning’s work in Lifelong Learning for Farming. This presentation has been prepared jointly with ...
    • 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 ...
    • Learning to Empowerment: A Roadmap 

      Balasubramanian, K; Carr, Alexis (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-11-24)
      Presented at CHOGM 2015 - Group 5, Parallel Workshop, Women’s Forum in Malta by Dr. K. Balasubramanian, Vice President, co-written with Ms. Alexis Carr, Project Assistant. This presentation is based on the studies carried ...
    • Lifelong Learning in the Commonwealth: Issues and Challenges 

      Balasubramanian, K; Lesperance, John; Mead Richardson, Alison; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-11-14)
      International Lifelong Learning Conference, “Transforming Nations through Enculturation of Lifelong Learning” Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 14-15 November 2011, Lifelong Learning in the Commonwealth: Issues and Challenges by Dr. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Open Education Resources: Innovation for Development 

      Balasubramanian, K; Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-07-13)
      International Perspectives on Technology-Enhanced Learning, University of British Columbia, Faculty of Education, Vancouver, Canada, 13 July 2013, Presented by Dr. K. Balasubramanian, Jointly authored by Professor Asha ...
    • Open Universities in the Time of MOOCs: Reaching the Unreached? 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-07-02)
      Transcript and presentation slides of the 19th Prof. G. Ram Reddy Memorial Lecture, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), India, 2 July 2014, Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar (co-written with Dr. K. Balasubramanian), ...
    • Sharing our Common Wealth 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-06-20)
      We believe that although infrastructure and technology are important in relation to the capacity to develop and use OER, there is a need for a paradigm shift that explores the link between OER and institutional structures, ...
    • Skilling a Nation’s Future 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-11-07)
      Presented at the 14th International Conference on Information (ICI-14), Delta University of Science & Technology (DUST) in Gamasa, Egypt on 7 November 2015 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO (co-written with Dr K. ...
    • Women Leaders in Sustainable Development 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K; Wong, Rosanne (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 Dr K. Balasubramanian, Vice President and Ms Rosanne Wong, Gender Equality Manager).
    • Women Leaders in Development 

      Kanwar, Asha; Wong, Rosanne; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-07-25)
      Transcript and presentation slides from 4th Global Leadership Lecture Series Acsenda School of Management, Vancouver, Canada, 25 July 2014, Women Leaders in Development. Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar (co-written with ...