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Publication14CCEM - COL's submission to the Commonwealth's High Level Review Group( 2000-11) Commonwealth of LearningA group of 10 Heads of Government are reviewing the Commonwealth with a view to making it stronger and more relevant to current needs. The group, known as the High Level Review Group (HLRG), was formed during the 1999 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in South Africa to come up with ways of enabling the Commonwealth to address existing and new challenges. // The group will report to the October 2001 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Brisbane, Australia. // HLRG requested a submission from The Commonwealth of Learning, which was prepared with contributions from several eminent persons. The submission which follows was endorsed by COL's Board of Governors and Commonwealth Ministers of Education when they met in Halifax in November 2000.
Publication14CCEM - Education for our Common Future - The Halifax Statement on Education in the Commonwealth( 2000-11) Commonwealth of LearningWe, Commonwealth Ministers of Education, at our 14th Triennial Conference in Halifax, Canada, having reflected on education co-operation in the Commonwealth over the past many decades, and the challenges we face at the beginning of a new century, and based on our shared ideals and guiding principles as set out in the Commonwealth Harare Declaration of 1991, agreed on the following:
Publication14th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (14CCEM), Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 26–30 November 2000 - Communiqué( 2000-11) Commonwealth of LearningThe following summary of the content and outcomes of the conference is provided by the Commonwealth Secretariat on behalf of Ministers of Education.
PublicationNotes on the Staff/Board Retreat: Planning for 2015-2018( 2013-06) Commonwealth of LearningThe Honourable Burchell Whiteman started the session with a welcome to Board members and Commonwealth of Learning (COL) staff members. He thanked COL for inviting the Board to the Retreat, and to discuss the issue of how COL should position itself post-MDGs. After the introduction to the topic, there would be two presentations, one from Mr. Martin Bean and the second from Professor Atta-Ur-Rahman, which is related to our mission of using technologies to enhance learning for development (L4D). The Honourable Whiteman extended a special welcome to the representative from India, Sri Ashok Thakur. The Honourable Whiteman noted that he was very happy to be here, and was looking forward to the forthcoming presentations. He then turned the floor over to Professor Kanwar.
PublicationPresentation note to Commonwealth Education Ministers 14th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (14CCEM)( 2000-11) Commonwealth of LearningIn preparation for the 14th triennial Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers, The Commonwealth of Learning is pleased to present Ministers with two documents (attached). // In the first document, Expanding Learning Horizons: COL's Summary Report 1998 - 2000 , COL is delighted to be able to report on several recent programme accomplishments from its Three-year Plan 1997 - 2000, in the areas of staff development, training, policy formulation, collaborative materials development, technology applications, knowledge sharing and research. // The second document, COL's Three-year Plan 2000 - 2003 , is based on the ideas that COL presented to Commonwealth Heads of Government, at their biennial summit (CHOGM, Durban, November 1999), on how it can best serve the Commonwealth in the future. It reviewed the basis for a new and modestly ambitious plan for the next three years (2000 - 2003) which shifts the agency's focus somewhat and in so doing positions it to exploit the assets of the knowledge era to add value to the Commonwealth's aspirations to develop its human capital. Funding requirements were also outlined. This vision was endorsed by CHOGM's Committee of the Whole, which noted that COL is an "ideal instrument" to meet their needs.
PublicationPresident's Quarterly Progress Report: July - September 2015( 2015-10) Kanwar, AshaThe President's Quarterly Progress Report for July - September 2015 as presented to the Board of Governors.