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Can the Ugly Duckling of ODL be Transformed into a Swan? The MOOC Effect
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-10-04)
Public Lecture, University of South Africa (Unisa), Johannesburg, South Africa, 4 October 2013 by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning // Or more pertinently for us,‘Can the ugly duckling of ODL be transformed ...
Summary of the 6 Regional Policy Forums
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-06-20)
We shall now try to give you the flavour of the discussions at the Regional Forums taking it in turns to describe each one. We held regional forums in Barbados for the Anglophone Caribbean, Pretoria for Africa, Rio de ...
Life After the World OER Congress?
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-06-22)
As we come to the close of the 2012 World OER Congress, the next question is: where do we go from here? The adoption of the Paris Declaration is an important outcome of this Congress as Member States move from action to ...
Open Education Resources: Innovation for Development
(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 ...
Message to the National Teachers' Institute (NTI)
(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 ...
Preventing Child Early and Forced Marriage
(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).
The Future of (Open) Education
(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 ...
Openness in Education: Some Reflections on MOOCs, OERs and ODL
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-11-14)
My topic today is ‘Openness in Education: Some Reflections on MOOCs, OERs and ODL’, and my attempt is to analyze the recent developments in the light of our lessons from the past to identify implications for the Open and ...
Mobile Technology: the Hype and the Hope
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-03-07)
I recall this history to encourage us not to get carried away by the hype that now claims mobile technology is the greatest gift to education and development since Gutenberg. Without question mobile technology presents us ...
Can ICT Support Human Resource Development? Drawing on our Common Wealth
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-04-24)
Video speech/presentation given at the Public Administration in Very Small States - Governance and Development (24 April 2013) held in the United Kingdom by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning. Duration: 10:17 ...