• Can Technology Lead to System-Wide Change? The Case of Guyana 

      Kanwar, Asha; Bullen, Mark (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-02-26)
      World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)+10 Review Meeting, UNESCO, France, 26 February 2013, Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar and co-written with Dr. Mark Bullen, Commonwealth of Learning // My topic today is ‘Can ...
    • Capacity Building: The Road to Resilience 

      Lesperance, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014-03-26)
      The purpose of my presentation is to give you an overview of the Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth or VUSSC and the activities it is undertaking to address the issue of capacity building to overcome ...
    • Celebrating COL's 25th Anniversary 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-06-13)
      Remarks at COL’s Board of Governors Reception, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 13 June 2013 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & Chief Executive Officer, Commonwealth of Learning // Thank you for joining us for our 25th anniversary ...
    • Celebrating COL's 25th Anniversary 

      Whiteman, Burchell (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-06-13)
      Remarks at COL’s Board of Governors Reception, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 13 June 2013 by The Honourable Burchell Whiteman, O.J., Chair, COL Board of Governors // It is a particular honour and a real pleasure to be the Chair ...
    • COL in the Commonwealth: Promoting Learning for Sustainable Development 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning, 2015-07-08)
      Professor Asha Kanwar welcomes distinguished guests The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs and The Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Delta-Richmond ...
    • COL in the Commonwealth: Promoting Learning for Sustainable Development (Ministerial Meeting) 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-06-26)
      Speech delivered by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning at the 19th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (CCEM) - Ministerial Meeting. Nassau, The Bahamas, June 2015.
    • COL in the Commonwealth: Promoting Learning for Sustainable Development (Senior Officials Meeting) 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-06-22)
      Speech delivered by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning at the 19th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (CCEM) - Senior Officials Meeting. Nassau, The Bahamas, June 2015.
    • Collaborating across borders 

      Lesperance, John; Perryman, Leigh-Anne (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-04-21)
      This presentation discusses Open Educational Resources (OER) use and open educational practices within the Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth. Presented at the Open Education Global 2015 Conference in ...
    • 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 ...
    • Commonwealth of Learning: Caribbean Regional Stakeholders’ Meeting 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014-03-25)
      Presentation slides for Regional Stakeholders’ Meeting - Caribbean, Trinidad & Tobago, 25 March 2014. Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • 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 ...
    • Community Media and Sustainable Livelihoods 

      Pringle, Ian (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-05-04)
      Caribbean Media Summit, Curaçao, 4 May 2013, Community Media & Sustainable Livelihoods, Presented via Skype by Mr. Ian Pringle, Education Specialist - Media // Hopeton, Kwame and Indi – it is an honour to “share” a panel ...
    • Constructing the Framework for Financing Tertiary Education 

      Naidoo, Vis (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-05-22)
      Caribbean Development Bank, 43rd Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors, Panel Discussion - Financing Tertiary Education, St. Lucia, 22 May 2013, Constructing the Framework for Financing Tertiary Education by Mr. Vis ...
    • Cross-Border Education: the Experience of a Lifetime! 

      Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-12-09)
      Commission on Institutions of Higher Education, New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), 9 December 2011, Cross-Border Education: The Experience of a Lifetime! Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić & Sir John Daniel, ...
    • Democratising Higher Education through OER - What are the Possibilities? 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-06-07)
      International Conference on Science and Technology for Economic Diversification, Trinidad & Tobago, 7 June 2013, Democratising Higher Education through OER: What are the Possibilities? by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth ...
    • Developments in Distance and Online Learning: Can They Address Development Challenges? 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014-03-10)
      My topic today is ‘Developments in Distance Education and elearning: can they address emerging challenges?’, which I have prepared jointly with my colleague Dr K Balasubramanian. I will first look at the context of higher ...
    • Education for Democracy 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-05-28)
      Forty years ago, after having the revelation of a revolution in higher education during an internship at the infant UK Open University, Sir John Daniel made opening up education the theme of his career. He has nurtured ...
    • Emerging QA Issues in Online and Distance Education 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-11-01)
      My topic today is ‘Emerging Issues in QA in online and distance education’. I will first look at the context of Higher Education and the emergence of online and distance education. I will then give an overview of the trends ...
    • Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally: Latin America 

      Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-03-28)
      It is a great pleasure to be here and to welcome you to the Regional Policy Forum for Latin America that we are organising within our Project “Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally”, ...
    • The Future of Universities: New Dynamics for Development 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-03)
      University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad & Tobago, The Future of Universities: New Dynamics for Development, Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning // Are universities becoming more open or more ...