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  • Leadership and Innovation for the Future of ODL 

    Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-05-10)
    Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at the 2nd High Level Roundtable for Vice Chancellors & Heads of ODL Institutions, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 10 May 2018.
  • Learning in the Era of Digital Transformation 

    Kanwar, Asha; Balaji, Venkataraman (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-05-08)
    Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at a public lecture, Wawasan Open University, Malaysia, 8 May 2018. Co-written with Dr Venkataraman Balaji, COL.
  • Transforming OER 

    Abeywardena, Ishan S (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-05-03)
    This presentation explores the latest technologies such as virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), 360 videos, blockchain and instant messaging (IM) from an educational perspective. It relates how these technologies ...
  • Our Common Future 

    Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-04-20)
    Delivered by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at the Foreign Ministers Meeting, Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), London, UK, 20 April 2018. Co-written with Dr K Balasubramanian, ...
  • Ending Child, Early and Forced Marriage: A Holistic Approach 

    Kanwar, Asha; Ferreira, Frances (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-04-18)
    Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at the Women's Forum, Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), London, United Kingdom, 18 April 2018. Co-written with Ms Frances ...

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