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SPEECHES AND PRESENTATIONS  

Speeches and Presentations

The Chair of COL's Board of Governors, COL's President and Chief Executive Officer, and other senior staff members are regularly called upon to deliver speeches and presentations at events taking place throughout the Commonwealth. If you are specifically interested in presentations that have been delivered by a particular individual, please click on the presentation name below and at the left. Quotes may be taken from these presentations for third-party use, so long as full and accurate credit is conveyed.

SPEECHES AND PRESENTATIONS IN 2014 

COL in the Pacific - Promoting Learning for Development: Presented at the Forum Education Ministers’ Meeting (2 April 2014), held in the Cook Islands by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning.

ICT in the Caribbean: implications for the Pacific?: Presented at the Forum Education Ministers’ Meeting (1 April 2014), held in the Cook Islands by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning.

Moving Towards Relevant & Inclusive Education - the role of distance learning and technology: Keynote Address at the Forum Education Ministers’ Meeting (31 March 2014), held in the Cook Islands by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning.

Old wine in new bottles? Exploring MOOCs: Presented at the University of the West Indies (28 March 2014), held in Trinidad & Tobago by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning.

Opening Remarks: Presented at the Caribbean Focal Points Meeting (26 March 2014), held in Trinidad & Tobago, by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning.

Promoting Learning for Development: Presented at the Regional Stakeholders’ Meeting - CARIBBEAN (25 March 2014), held in Trinidad & Tobago by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning.

The Commonwealth of Learning: Presented at the Regional Stakeholders’ Meeting - CARIBBEAN (25 March 2014), held in Trinidad & Tobago by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning.

Opening Education for All: ODL Policy for the Caribbean: Presented at the COL-CARICOM Workshop (24 March 2014), held in Trinidad & Tobago by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning.

Trends in Quality Assurance: Presented at the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ) Awards function (11 March 2014), by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning.
Trends in distance and online learning: can they address development challenges?: The Dennis Irvine Lecture, presented at the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ) (10 March 2014) held in Jamaica by Professor Asha Kanwar (co-written with Dr. K. Balasubramanian), Commonwealth of Learning.
Inspiring Change: Video presentation at the 1st International Multidisciplinary Conference: Gender, Resistance and Change (10 March 2014) held at Auchi Polytechnic, Centre for Gender Studies, Nigeria, by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning.
Inspiring Change: Video message for International Women's Day 2014 (8 March 2014) by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning.
MOOC for Capacity Building in Indian Agriculture: Presented at the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences Brainstorming Session (5 March 2014), co-hosted with COL, by Dr. Balaji Venkataraman, Commonwealth of Learning (co-written with Balwinder Sodhi, IIT Ropar and TV Prabhakar, IIT Kanpur).