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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 2015 
The Impact of Online and Distance Learning on Higher Education and Training: Video presentation given at the 2nd International Conference on Quality in Higher Education and Training in Trinidad and Tobago (15-17 April 2015) by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning.
COL in the Pacific: Promoting Learning for Development: Presented at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia (30 March 2015) by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning.
Learner support - Reflections on paradigms, models and pedagogical approaches for 21st Century learners in Higher Education: Fifth lecture of the The Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL) Distinguished Lecture Series, organized by the International Academic Relations Division (IRD)
in collaboration with the Center for Educational Technology and Media (CETMe) on 27 March 2015 by Dr Godson Gatsha (co-written with Michelle Gruda), Commonwealth of Learning.
Open Education Resources (OER): What, Why, How?: Presented at OER Workshop in Papua New Guinea (26 March 2015) by Professor Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning.
OER 2012: Paris and After: Inaugural address at CEMBA/MPA Meeting of Partners organised in collaboration with the Open University of Sri Lanka (23 March 2015) by Professor Asha Kanwar (co-written with Mr. Ricky Cheng and Dr. Sanjaya Mishra), Commonwealth of Learning.
Message from the President of COL for International Women’s Day: Video message by Prof. Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning. 

Can Mobile Learning empower women and girls?: Presented at the Research Seminar during UNESCO Mobile Learning Week in Paris, France (27 February 2015) by Prof. Asha Kanwar (co-written with Ms. Alexis Carr and Dr. K. Balasubramanian), Commonwealth of Learning.

Reaching the Unreached: Delivering OER in off-grid, off-line situations: Presented at Mobile Learning Week 2015, UNESCO (24 February 2015) held in Paris, France by Dr. Venkataraman Balaji (co-written with Mr. Ricky Cheng and Ms. Michelle Gruda), Commonwealth of Learning.
Remarks given at reception hosted by HE Gordon Campbell at Canada House, London, UK (23 February 2015) by Prof. Asha Kanwar, Commonwealth of Learning.
Advancing Research in Commonwealth Africa: some reflections: Presented at the Commonwealth Tertiary Education Facility (CTEF) in Malaysia (12 February 2015) by Prof. Asha Kanwar (co-written with Dr. Godson Gatsha, Mr. John Lesperance, and Dr. Sanjaya Mishra), Commonwealth of Learning.