Convocation Address, SNDT Women’s University: Convocation Address delivered at SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai, India, 7 December 2011 by Professor Asha Kanwar, Vice-President, Commonwealth of Learning .


Cross-Border Education: the Experience of a Lifetime!: Presented to the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education, New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), 9 December 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning and Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić.


Tackling the Challenges of Secondary Education: A Global Economy & Development and Center for Universal Education Event "Tackling the Challenges of Secondary Education" Discussion hosted at the Center for Universal Education, Brookings, Washington D.C., USA, 6 December 2011. Attended by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Three Developments that are Transforming Online Learning: Presentation for ContactNorth/ContactNord, Ontario, 15 December 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Why and How Ontario Colleges and Universities could/should Collaborate with Developing Countries in the Area of Online Learning: Presentation for ContactNorth/ContactNord, Ontario, Why and How Ontario Colleges and Universities could/should Collaborate with Developing Countries in the Area of Online Learning, 15 December 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


61st Annual Convocation address of Chief Guest prof. Asha Kanwar: Video of Convocation Address at the SNDT Women’s University (7 December 2011) held in Mumbai, India by Professor Asha Kanwar, Vice-President, Commonwealth of Learning.

Changing lives through LIVES (Learning Through Interactive Voice Educational System): Video presented at the First UNESCO Mobile Learning Week (12-16 December 2011), held in Paris, France by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.

The Technology Revolution: Coming Soon to Postsecondary Education: Presentation for ContactNorth/ContactNord, Ontario The Technology Revolution: Coming Soon to Postsecondary Education, 15 December 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.

LIVES (Learning Through Interactive Voice Educational System): Presented at the First UNESCO Mobile Learning Week, 12-16 December 2011, LIVES (Learning Through Interactive Voice Educational System) by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Success Factors in Introducing Distance, Flexible & eLearning in Technical and Vocational Skills Development: Presented at EduVision 2011 International Conference 1-2 December 2011 Jamaica Conference Center, Kingston by Alison Mead Richardson, Education Specialist Skills Development, Commonwealth of Learning. 


Technology Strategies for Higher Education: Advice to Vice-Chancellors: Presented at the Uttarakhand Open University, India (29 November 2011) by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Technology and Learning: Purposes, Practices and Possibilities: Presented at the Uttarakhand Open University, India (28 November 2011) by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Can OER Transform Education? A Developing World Perspective: Video presented at the 2011 conference on Open Educational Resources in Iceland (21 November 2011) by Professor Asha Kanwar, Vice-President, Commonwealth of Learning. 


Embedding Open Educational Resources in Educational Practice: Presented at the launch of the UNESCO/Commonwealth of Learning OER Policy Guidelines at the UNESCO 36th General Conference, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France, Tuesday 1 November, 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Democratising Education through Open Education Resources (OER): The Commonwealth Experience: Presented at the 3rd International Conference on e-Learning "Optimizing and Empowering Online Education" 23-24 November 2011, Bandung, Indonesia by Professor Asha Kanwar, Vice-President, Commonwealth of Learning 


Lifelong Learning in the Commonwealth: Issues and Challenges: Presented at the International Lifelong Learning Conference, “Transforming Nations through Enculturation of Lifelong Learning” Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 14-15 November 2011, by Dr. Balasubramanian Kodhandaraman, Mr. John Lesperance, Ms. Alison Mead Richardson & Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning. 


Publishing with Public Money for Public Benefit: Video presented at BCcampus, Opening Education Event "Taking OER to the Next Level", held in Vancouver, Canada (17 October 2011) by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Learning for Development: Presented the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Perth, Australia, Pre-CHOGM Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, 26 October 2011,by Sir John Daniel President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, Introduced by The Honourable Burchell Whiteman, O.J. Chair, COL Board of Governors.


The Common Wealth of Humankind: Welcome & Introductory remarks delivered at the Asian Association of Open Universities Conference, Wawasan Open University, Penang, Malaysia, UNESCO-COL Workshop on Open Education Resources, 1 October 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Collaboration for the Common Good: Presented at the launch of the UNESCO ICT Competency Framework for Teachers (ICT CFT) (Partnership: UNESCO/COL Joint Work Plan), UNESCO 36th General Conference, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France, Monday 31 October 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning. 


Opening Up Education in Low-resource Settings: Uses of OER: Video presented at the Annual Conference of the German Society of Media in Science, Dresden, Germany, 7 September 2011 by Professor Asha Kanwar, Vice-President, Commonwealth of Learning.


New Dynamics of Higher Education; New Dynamics of Distance Education: Keynote Address delivered at the Open Learning System in Global Environment, International Conference, Karnataka State Open University, 21 September 2011 by Ms. Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić & Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning. 


Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally: Presented at the Creative Commons Global Summit, Plenary Session: Powering an Open Future: the Future of Sharing Culture, Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally, Warsaw, Poland, 15-18 September 2011 by Ms. Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić & Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Transforming Asia through Open and Distance Learning: Keynote Address delivered at the Asian Association of Open Universities, 25th Annual Conference, Penang, Malaysia, 28-30 September 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning. 


Creating a Global ODL Community for Sharing Open Educational Resources (OER): Presented at the Open Learning System in Global Environment, International Conference Karnataka State Open University, 21 September 2011 by Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić & Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning. 


Small, Successful and Not in London: COL: Presented at the Induction Course for Commonwealth Diplomats, Farnham Castle, 8 September 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning. 


Open Universities: what are the dimensions of openness?: Presented at Karnataka State Open University, 22 September 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning. 

Towards Sustainable OER: Presented at EFQUEL Innovation Forum 2011, 14 – 16 September 2011 Oeiras, Portugal, Towards Sustainable OER by Professor Asha Kanwar, Vice-President, Commonwealth of Learning 


The Commonwealth of Learning: the Basics: Presented at COL's Focal Points Meeting - ASIA, Penang, Malaysia, 25 September 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning. 


The Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC): Using Technology to Increase Access to Learning Opportunities in Small States: Presented at the 25th AAOU Annual Conference, 30 September 2011 by John Lesperance, Education Specialist - VUSSC, Commonwealth of Learning.


The Impact of New Business Models for Higher Education on Student Financing: Presented at the Financing Higher Education in Developing Countries Think Tank, Bellagio Conference Centre, 8-12 August 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning & Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić, UNESCO.


Who says you can't have quality content in low-resource settings? The uses of OER: Presented at USAID 'Global Workshop on Education and Development: From Evidence to Action' Washington DC, USA, 22-26 August 2011 by Professor Asha Kanwar, Vice-President, Commonwealth of Learning


The Respected Face of UNESCO Higher Education: Remarks delivered at UNESCO Farewell Reception for Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić – COL Focal Point at UNESCO, 7 July 2011, The Respected Face of UNESCO Higher Education by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Celebrating Open Schooling: Video introduction presented at the Conference of the Papua New Guinea Association for Distance Education (PNGADE), Divine Word University, Madang, Papua New Guinea, 20 June 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning. 


Open Education Resources: Next Steps?: Presented at the Conference of the Papua New Guinea Association for Distance Education (PNGADE) Divine Word University, Madang, Papua New Guinea, 20 June 2011 by Professor Asha Kanwar, Vice-President, Commonwealth of Learning.


Well Equipped for the Future: Remarks on the conferment of the degree, Doctor of Letters honoris causa delivered at the State University of New York, Empire State College, Commencement, 11 June 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning. 

Learning and Sustainability: The New Ecosystem of Innovation and Knowledge: Presented at the European Distance Education Network (EDEN), 20th Anniversary Conference, Dublin, Ireland, 20 June 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning. 


Open Schooling: the Next Frontier for Distance Education?: Presented at the European Distance Education Network (EDEN) 20th Anniversary Meeting of EDEN Senior Fellows, Dublin, 18 June 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning. 


Open Schooling and Teacher Education in a 21st Century Educational Ecosystem: Presented at the Flexi-School Conference, London, 17 June 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning. 


Open Courseware, Open Content, Open Practices, Open Learning: Where are the limits?: Presented at the OpenCourseWare Consortium Global 2011 Conference, Cambridge, MA, USA, 4-6 May 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Professor Asha Kanwar, Vice-President, Commonwealth of Learning and Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić.


The Commonwealth of Learning: the Basics: Presented at COL’s Focal Points Meeting - Africa & the Mediterranean, Ebene CyberCity, Mauritius, 19 May 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning. 


Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom!: Closing remarks presented at UNESCO Global Forum, UNESCO, Paris, 16-17 May 2011 by Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić, UNESCO & Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning. 


The History of the Commonwealth of Learning: Presented at the Royal Commonwealth Society of Canada's Annual Meeting, 28 May 2011, Victoria, BC, Canada by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Tertiary Education: How Open?: Presented at the COL Public Lecture, COL’s Focal Points Meeting - Africa & the Mediterranean, Ebene CyberCity, Mauritius, 20 May 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Open Education Resources: Lessons from the COL Experience: Video Keynote Address presented at OER Africa May 16-18, 2011 by Professor Asha Kanwar, Vice-President, Commonwealth of Learning. 


Apprentissage à vie pour l’émancipation de la femme Mauritius: Lancement du programme, Apprentissage à vie pour l’émancipation de la femme, Cybertour d'Ébène, Maurice (Ebene CyberCity, Mauritius) le 19 mai 2011, Remarques Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning. 


Launching of the “Lifelong Learning for Women’s Empowerment”: Presented at the launching of the“Lifelong Learning for Women’s Empowerment”, Mauritius, 19 May, 2011 by Professor Asha Kanwar, Vice-President. Co-written with K. Balasubramanian, Commonwealth of Learning 


Leadership Forum Breakfast: Keynote presentation: Keynote presented via Skype at the Leadership Forum Breakfast, Box Hill Institute, Box Hill, Victoria, Australia, 5 April 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


OER: a Developing World Perspective: Presented virtually at Harvard University Extension, Vancouver, Canada, April 7, 2011 by Professor Asha Kanwar, Vice-President, Commonwealth of Learning


The Global Challenge of Achieving Education for All: Some Answers: Presented at the Learning and Sharing, BC Partners in Online Learning, Digital Learning Spring Conference, Vancouver, April 17-19, 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Revolutions in Higher Education: How Many Dimensions of Openness?: Presented at Empire State College, State University of New York “All College” "Open Learning: Reflecting on the Past, Celebrating the Present, and Creating the Future" The Ernest Boyer Lecture, 23 March 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth: Presented at the Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth Programme Development Workshop, Maseru, Lesotho, 10 March 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Fitness for Purpose, Fitness of Purpose: The Case of Teacher Education: Keynoted Address presented at the Asia-Pacific Quality Network, Annual Conference Quality Assurance in Higher Education: Expectations and Achievements, Bangalore, India, 2- 4 March 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


The Commonwealth of Learning: the Basics: Presented at COL’s Focal Points Meeting - CARIBBEAN, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago, 28-30 March 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Will Higher Education Split?: Keynote presented at the 4th Annual Australian Higher Education Congress, Innovation in boosting participation: considering the potential of IT, Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, Sydney, Australia, 8 March 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Open Education Models: Past, Present, Future: Presented at UNISA ODL Occasional Lecture Series, 2 March 2011 by Professor Asha Kanwar, Vice-President, Commonwealth of Learning.


The Commonwealth of Learning Review and Improvement Model: Presented at the Asia-Pacific Quality Network Annual Conference, Quality Assurance in Higher Education: Expectations and Achievements, Bangalore, India, 2- 4 March 2011 by Prof. Madhulika Kaushik & Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning.


The Future of Universities: New Dynamics for Development: Presented at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad & Tobago, March 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Open but Tough: Presented at the Open Education Foundation: Consultative meeting on opening up higher education: the OER University. Otago, New Zealand, 23 February 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Collaborative Leadership and Irrational Exuberance: Presented at Hamdan Bin Mohammed eUniversity – Annual Congress 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


eLearning: Open or Closed?: Keynote presented at Hamdan Bin Mohammed eUniversity, Dubai – Annual Congress 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


New Dynamics of Higher Education; New Dynamics of Distance Education: Presented at the Open University of Beijing, New Dynamics of Higher Education, February 2011 by Sir John Daniel, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning and Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić, Chief: Higher Education, UNESCO.


Crisis in ODL: What is the Response?: Presented at Symbiosis International Conference on ODL, Pune,23 February, 2011 by Professor Asha Kanwar, Vice-President, Commonwealth of Learning.


Three Generations of Open Education: Future Implications: Inaugural Address presented at the Institute of ODL, University of Mumbai, 24 February 2011 by Professor Asha Kanwar, Vice-President. Co-written with Dr. Venkataraman Balaji, Commonwealth of Learning.


Greetings from the Commonwealth of Learning: Presented at reception to celebrate the announcement of the UNESCO-COL Chair in Open Educational Resources at Athabasca University, Monday, 31 January 2011 Government House, Edmonton, AB, Canada by Mr. Dave Wilson, Communications Manager, Commonwealth of Learning.


Enseignement en ligne: État des lieus et enjeux: Le Sénat de France, le 14 janvier 2011. Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning.