COL conferred the title Honorary Fellow of the Commonwealth of Learning on the following eminent individuals during an awards ceremony held on the evening of 11 September 2019, at the ninth Pan-Commonwealth Forum (PCF9).
- Professor Abdalla Uba Adamu
- Ms Anne Gaskell
- Professor Datuk Dr Asma Ismail
- Mr Kamaraj Keppanan
- Professor Mandla Makhanya
- Professor Nageshwar Rao
- Professor Clement Sankat
- Dr Linda Sissons
The designation of COL Honorary Fellow recognises outstanding individual contributions to open and distance learning in areas such as: leadership and service, published work, mentorship, innovation, improving access to quality education and promoting learning for sustainable development.
Pictured (left to write): Professor Clement Sankat, Professor Datuk Dr Asma Ismail, Professor Abdalla Uba Adamu, Professor Asha Kanwar, COL President and CEO, Dr Linda Sissons, Mr Kamaraj Keppanan, Ms Anne Gaskell, representative of Professor Mandla Makhanya, and Professor Nageshwar Rao.