• As I Take Up My Position As President 

      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.
    • Bridging the Higher Education Gap: The 3-R Challenge 

      Kanwar, Asha; Kaushik, Madhulika (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-08-30)
      Let us look at the three R’s, Reach, Resources, Relevance, that could help us to address the gaps of access, equity and quality.
    • Bridging the Technology Gap: Mobile Phones for Education and Learning 

      Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-08-30)
      Slides from the Ministerial Roundtable, 18th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (18CCEM), Mauritius, 30 August 2012. Presented by Dr. K. Balasubramanian, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • Bridging the Technology Gap: The Case of the Missing Content 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-08-30)
      In this session we bring you some perspectives on how the technology gap can be bridged to increase access, improve quality and cut the costs of education.
    • Can ICT Support Human Resource Development? Drawing on our Common Wealth 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-04-24)
      Video speech/presentation given at the Public Administration in Very Small States - Governance and Development (24 April 2013) held in the United Kingdom by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning. Duration: 10:17 ...
    • Can the Ugly Duckling of ODL be Transformed into a Swan? The MOOC Effect 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-10-04)
      Public Lecture, University of South Africa (Unisa), Johannesburg, South Africa, 4 October 2013 by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning // Or more pertinently for us,‘Can the ugly duckling of ODL be transformed ...
    • 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 ...
    • Closing Remarks 

      Whiteman, Burchell (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-12-06)
      Transcript of remarks made at the Seventh Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning Closing Ceremony, 6 December 2013, International Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria, by the Honourable Burchell Whiteman, O.J., Chair, COL ...
    • Closing Remarks 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-12-06)
      Transcript of "Takeaways, Prospects" Seventh Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning Closing Ceremony, 6 December 2013, International Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • COL Healthy Communities 

      Pringle, Ian (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-05-20)
      The real question guiding our work and my comments today is How do we reach large numbers of people, often in difficult circumstances, and enable them learn the basic health information they need to survive and thrive – ...
    • COL in the Commonwealth: Promoting Learning for Development 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-08-28)
      Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at the Senior Officials Meeting of the 18th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (18CCEM), 28 August 2012, Mauritius.
    • COL in the Commonwealth: Promoting Learning for Development 

      Kanwar, Asha; Whiteman, Burchell (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-08-31)
      Now Professor Kanwar is in charge and already there are signs of new energy and the potential for a new trajectory as COL continues to be a model of three Rs and begins to strategize for the years beyond 2015: • Respons ...
    • COL's Perspective on Open Education 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-11-08)
      COL believes that knowledge is the common wealth of human kind and that all educational content developed with public funds must be made available under open licenses, so that more people are able to benefit from the initial ...
    • 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 Common Wealth of Humankind 

      Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2011-10-01)
      Asian Association of Open Universities Conference, Wawasan Open University, Penang, Malaysia, UNESCO-COL Workshop on Open Education Resources, 1 October 2011 “The Common Wealth of Humankind” Welcome and introductory remarks, ...
    • Commonwealth Educational Cooperation and Cultural Development: Future Directions 

      Whiteman, Burchell (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-08-30)
      In an era characterised by rapid changes in technology, significant effects from climate change, dramatic changes in the world economy, the interconnectedness of small and developing countries with large developed states, ...
    • The Commonwealth of Learning 

      Kanwar, Asha; Whiteman, Burchell (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-11-14)
      Pre-CHOGM Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, 14 November 2013, Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Colombo, Sri Lanka, Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning // Introduction by The Honourable Burchell ...
    • The Commonwealth of Learning 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-09-22)
      Overview of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) presented to the delegation from the Ministry of Education and Employment, Malta (Mr Joseph Caruana, Permanent Secretary to the Ministry and Dr Alex Grech, Senior Advisor) who ...
    • 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.
    • Commonwealth of Learning: Governance & Accreditation 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-09-10)
      Presented at the 32nd Induction Programme for Commonwealth Diplomats on 10 September 2015 held at Farnham Castle, Surrey, UK by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.