• The Commonwealth of Learning: Past, Present and Future 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-05-22)
      Today I am sure that you expect me to talk about COL and I shall give a somewhat personal spin to my account of the last eight years as president of the organisation.//Most of you know something about COL but let me run ...
    • The Commonwealth of Learning: the Basics 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-09-25)
      Meeting of COL's Focal Points in Asia, Penang, 25 September 2011, The Commonwealth of Learning: the basics by Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning // These meetings have several purposes. First, COL wants to hear from ...
    • The Commonwealth of Learning: the Basics 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-03-28)
      Meeting of COL’s Focal Points in the Caribbean, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago, 28-30 March 2011, The Commonwealth of Learning: the basics, Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning // It is a pleasure to be here. As you ...
    • The Commonwealth of Learning: the Basics 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-05-19)
      Meeting of COL’s Focal Points in Africa & the Mediterranean, Ebene CyberCity, Mauritius, 19 May 2011, The Commonwealth of Learning: the basics, Sir John Daniel, President & CEO // These meetings have several purposes. ...
    • Connecting the Commonwealth through Online Learning 

      Kanwar, Asha (2015-11-25)
      Presented at CHOGM Malta 2015 at the Commonwealth Business Forum (CBF) on 25 November 2015 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO.
    • Content, Technology and Pedagogy: Using Open and Flexible Distance Learning to Improve Teacher Competence in ICT and eLearning 

      Bullen, Mark (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-02-21)
      SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai, India, India-Canada International Conference on Open and Flexible Distance Learning, 20 - 22 February 2013, by Dr. Mark Bullen, Education Specialist - eLearning, Commonwealth of Learning
    • 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. ...
    • Democratising Education through Open Education Resources (OER): The Commonwealth Experience 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-11-23)
      The 3rd International Conference on e-Learning "Optimizing and Empowering Online Education" 23-24 November 2011, Bandung, Indonesia Democratising Education Through Open Education Resources (OER): The Commonwealth Experience ...
    • The Dynamics of Changing Societies and the Dynamic Role of ODL in Creating the Future 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-10-17)
      My topic today is ‘The Dynamics of Changing Societies & the Future role of Open and Distance Learning (ODL)’.// In my presentation, I will first look at the dynamics of changing societies then trace the three generations ...
    • Emergence of ODL in an Era of ICT and OER 

      Lesperance, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-03-15)
      Transcript from University of Swaziland, 15 March 2013 "VUSSC: Emergence of ODL in an Era of ICT and OER", by Mr. John Lesperance, Commonwealth of Learning
    • 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 ...
    • Farewell to Sir John Daniel 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-06-07)
      Transcript of After-dinner remarks at the COL Board of Governors, Farewell Dinner for Sir John Daniel, 7 June 2012. Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally: Arab Region 

      Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-05-07)
      I will begin by describing the background to the project and list its three elements. Then Stamenka will share highlights the responses we have received from countries in this region to our survey questionnaire on OER ...
    • The Future of (Open) Education 

      Daniel, John (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 ...
    • Greetings from the Commonwealth of Learning 

      Wilson, Dave (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-01-31)
      Greetings from the Commonwealth of Learning, Reception to celebrate the announcement of the UNESCO-COL Chair in Open Educational Resources at Athabasca University, Monday, 31 January 2011 Government House, Edmonton, AB, ...
    • ICT Capacity Building: Game Changers on the Horizon? 

      Balaji, Venkataraman (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-09-24)
      Slides from the Keynote Presentation of the 22nd IFIP World Computer Congress (WCC2012), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 24 September 2012. Presented by Balaji Venkataraman, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • Innovation and Technology 

      Unwin, Tim (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-12-05)
      Seventh Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning, Keynote Address, Plenary - Innovation & Technology, 5 December 2013, International Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria by Professor Tim Unwin, Secretary General, Commonwealth ...
    • Knowledge Parks: Hype or Hope for the Developing World? 

      Kanwar, Asha; Rashid, Majed (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014-05-09)
      My topic today is ‘Knowledge Parks: Hype or Hope for the Developing World?’. I will first look at the evolution of the three generations of Knowledge Parks, and then briefly examine the question of whether the hope matches ...
    • Learning for Development 

      Daniel, John; Whiteman, Burchell (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-10-26)
      Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Perth, Australia, Pre-CHOGM Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, 26 October 2011, Learning for Development, Presentation by Sir John Daniel President & C.E.O. Commonwealth of Learning, ...
    • Life After the World OER Congress? 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balaji, Venkataraman (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 ...