• Accelerating Gender Parity 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-03-08)
      Video message delivered for International Women's Day 2016, 8 March 2016 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • Acceptance Speech at the Convocation of the Open University Sri Lanka 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-05-17)
      Acceptance Speech by Professor Asha Kanwar, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, upon receiving an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters (D. Lit.) Honoris Causa from the Open University of Sri lanka on 17 May 2016.
    • Acceptance Speech at the Special Convocation of The Open University, London 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning, 2016-04-22)
      Distance education and technologies have opened up infinite possibilities for millions across the Commonwealth. Achieving sustainable development remains an aspirational goal for all of us. How can we meaningfully ...
    • Accessible OER: Where to Start? 

      Kanwar, Asha; Abeywardena, Ishan S; Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-12-20)
      Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at the 6th International Conference on Information and Communication Technology and Accessibility, 20 December 2017, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. ...
    • Can ODL reach the unreached? Lessons from the Commonwealth 

      Kanwar, Asha; Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-07-27)
      First public lecture of the National Open University of Nigeria’s (NOUN) Distinguished Lecture Series in Abuja, Nigeria, delivered by Professor Asha Kanwar speaking about the potential of open and distance learning (ODL) ...
    • Can Open Learning Transform Society? 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K; Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-12-16)
      Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University (KKHSOU), 16 December 2017, Guwahati, India. Co-written with Dr. K Balasabramanian, Vice ...
    • The Commonwealth of Learning: Promoting Learning for Sustainable Development 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-05-26)
      Presented to the Commonwealth High Commissioners luncheon in Ottawa, Canada, 26 May 2016 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • Developing a national ODL Policy: an international perspective 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning, 2016-05-13)
      Keynote speech delivered at the international seminar to develop Pakistan’s first ever National Policy for Open and Distance Learning, Islamabad, Pakistan, 13 May 2016 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President and CEO, Commonwealth ...
    • Disciplinary Discourses in Use of Technology 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-03-17)
      Video presentation delivered at the International Conference on"Disciplinary Discourses in Use of Technology", University of Hyderabad, March 17, 2016 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • High Level Roundtable for Vice Chancellors 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-03-18)
      Introductory (17 March 2016) and Closing Remarks (18 March 2016) at the High Level Roundtable for Vice Chancellors, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • How can we use learning to support development? 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-05-01)
      Video presentation delivered at the National Student Commonwealth Forum, Ottawa, Canada, May1-6, 2016 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • An Inclusive Commonwealth 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-03-14)
      Video message delivered for Commonwealth Day 2016 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, 14 March 2016.
    • Making ODL Inclusive: The Role of Technology 

      Kanwar, Asha; Cheng, Ricky (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-12-20)
      Keynote address presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at the 6th International Conference on Information and Communication Technology and Accessibility, 19 December 2017, Muscat, ...
    • Message at Round Table Conference of State Open Universities 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-06-27)
      Video message delivered at the Round Table Conference of State Open Universities held at Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU) in Nashik, India by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of ...
    • MOOCs for Development: the COL Experience 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-06-16)
      Presented at the official launch of the publication "Making Sense of MOOCs: A Guide for Policy Makers in Developing Countries" at UNESCO, Paris, France, 16 June 2016 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth ...
    • Promoting Learning for Sustainable Development  

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-06-02)
      Presented at the Commonwealth Secretariat Board Meeting (via Skype) in London, UK, 02 June 2016 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • Remarks at COL Board of Governor’s Reception 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-06-09)
      Remarks at the COL Board of Governor's Reception in Vancouver, Canada, 9 June 2016 delivered by Professor Asha Kanwar, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • Skilling at Scale: what are the options? 

      Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-08-01)
      Presented at the University of Education in Winneba, Ghana, 1 August, 2016 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.
    • Skilling Our Youth 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-03-14)
      Keynote delivered at the 3rd eLearning and Distance Education Conference: Evolution, Challenges & Solutions, 14 March 2016, Lahore, Pakistan.
    • Transforming learning through innovation: the COL experience 

      Kanwar, Asha; Balasubramanian, K; Cheng, Ricky (Commonwealth of Learning, 2016-05-24)
      COL established a six-country partnership to develop 20 sets of course materials in print and online formats, based on the secondary curricula of Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Seychelles, Trinidad & Tobago and Zambia. The ...