COL President and CEO Professor Asha Kanwar has been appointed to the Governing Board of the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE). Members of this Board are selected from across the world for their reputation in effectively utilising information and communication technology (ICT) for teaching and learning.
Speaking on her appointment, Professor Kanwar said “I look forward to working with the distinguished group of experts to promote the innovative uses of technology for quality education and lifelong learning. The partnership with IITE will create better synergies between Commonwealth and non-Commonwealth Member States to the mutual advantage of both.”
Located in Moscow, Russia, IITE was established by UNESCO‘s General Conference in November 1997. The Institute promotes the innovative use of ICT globally and serves as a facilitator and enabler for achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 through ICT-enabled solutions and best practices.