• Addressing the Teacher Gap through Open and Distance Learning: the Work of the Commonwealth of Learning 

      Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka; Umar, Abdurrahman; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-06-22)
      Meeting of the International Task Force on ‘Teachers for Education for All’, UNESCO HQ, Paris, 22 June 2009, Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić (UNESCO), Abdurrahman Umar & Sir John Daniel (COL) // In its Teacher Education work COL ...
    • 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 ...
    • ICTs in Higher Education: Who Stands to Gain? 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K; Umar, Abdurrahman (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-05-18)
      My topic today is ‘Towards Sustainable OERs: a perspective from the global south’. I have prepared this presentation jointly with my colleagues Dr. Balasubramanian and Dr. Abdurrahman.
    • 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 ...
    • Quality Assurance in Teacher Education for Africa 

      Kanwar, Asha; Umar, Abdurrahman (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-07-30)
      Keynote Presentation: Distance Education and Teachers Training in Africa Conference 2013 (DETA), Kenya Science Campus College of Education & External Studies, University of Nairobi, Kenya, 30 July 2013, Presented by Professor ...
    • Towards Sustainable OER: A Perspective from the Global South 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K; Umar, Abdurrahman (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-05-18)
      My topic today is ‘Towards Sustainable OERs: a perspective from the global south’. I have prepared this presentation jointly with my colleagues Dr Balasubramniam and Dr Abdurrahman. One of the emerging issues in educational ...
    • 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 ...