Scaling Schooling for the Secondary Surge: What are the Options?: Presented at the Silver Jubilee Lecture at the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS), New Delhi, India (21 December 2012) by by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO. Co-written with Mrs. Frances Ferreira, Commonwealth of Learning.


Democratising Higher Education through Open Education Resources: From Commitment to Action: Keynote speech presented at the International Conference on Information (ICI 12) held in Malaysia (13 December 2012) by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


ICT for Skills and Development: Building for the Future: Presented at the Asian Development Bank Regional Skills Forum (11 December 2012) held in the Philippines by Mr. Vis Naidoo, Vice-President, Commonwealth of Learning.


Emerging Developments in ICT Based Learning: The Implications for Higher Education: Keynote speech delivered at a national seminar organised by the University of Hyderabad, held in India (19 December 2012) by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Three Years of Global Partnership to Address the Teacher Challenge - Three Years from the 2015 EFA Benchmark: Achievements and Perspectives: Presented at the Policy Dialogue Forum, International Task Force on Teachers for Education for All (28 November 2012) held in Namibia by Mr. Vis Naidoo, Vice-President, Commonwealth of Learning.


Message to the National Teachers' Institute (NTI): Presented on the occasion of the 2nd Joint National Graduation Ceremony for the Award of the Nigeria Certificate in Education, Advanced Diploma in Education and Postgraduate Diploma in Education & Conferment of the Institute's Fellowship and Other Awards in Nigeria (10 November 2012) by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Value of Partnerships in Building an Education System: Presented at the BOCODOL Seminar (26 November 2012) held in Botswana by Mr. Vis Naidoo, Vice-President. Co-written with Mr. John Lesperance, Mr. Abdurrahman Umar and Ms. Frances Ferreira, Commonwealth of Learning.


Openness in Education: Some Reflections on MOOCs, OERs and ODL: Keynote presented at the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE), Standing Conference of Presidents (SCOP) held in Dubai (14 November 2012) by Sanjaya Mishra, Director, CEMCA.


Emerging QA Issues in Online and Distance Education: Presented at the 9th Annual Conference of the Caribbean Area Network for Quality Assurance in Tertiary Education (CANQATE) in Jamaica (1 November 2012) by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Innovation in Vocational Education & Skills Training: Investing in Youth and the Informal Sector: Presented at the Commonwealth Association of Polytechnics in Africa (CAPA) Conference (27–28 November 2012) held in Zambia by Ms. Alison Mead Richardson, Commonwealth of Learning.


COL's Perspective on Open Education: Video message presented at the National Symposium on Open Education (8 November 2012) in New Zealand by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Inauguration Message: AAOU 2012 Annual Conference: Presented at the AAOU 2012 Annual Conference:  Expanding the Frontiers of Knowledge through Open and Distance Learning in Changing Societies (17 October 2012) held in Japan by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


The Dynamics of Changing Societies and the Dynamic Role of ODL in Creating the Future: Keynote presented at the AAOU 2012 Annual Conference: Expanding the Frontiers of Knowledge through Open and Distance Learning in Changing Societies (17 October 2012) held in Japan by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Ten Years of Open Education Resources: Future Directions: Keynote presented at the Regional Symposium on OER (20 September 2012) held in Malaysia by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


ICT Capacity Building: Game Changers on the Horizon?: Presented at the 22nd IFIP World Computer Congress (WCC2012), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 24 September 2012 by Dr. Venkataraman Balaji, Director of Technology & Knowledge Management, Commonwealth of Learning.


Ten Years of OER: Enlarging the Circle?: Keynote presented at the Regional Symposium on OER (20 September 2012) held in Malaysia by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Four Decades of Open and Distance Learning: Future Directions: Keynote presented at the International Conference on ICT Culture in Education (27 September 2012) held in India by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Is Modern ICT the Answer to Extension?: Presented at ICRISAT's 40th Anniversary Science Symposium (24 September 2012) held in India by by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO. Co-written with Dr. K. Balasubramanian, Commonwealth of Learning.


Learning for Open Innovation: Video speech/presentation delivered at the 7th EFQUEL Innovation Forum held in Granada (7 September 2012) by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Convocation Address: Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University: Convocation Address delivered at Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University, Kota, India, 24 August 2012 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


COL in the Commonwealth: Promoting Learning for Development: Presented to Ministers at the 18th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (18CCEM) in Mauritius (31 August 2012) by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Bridging the Technology Gap: The Case of the Missing Content: Presented at the 18th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (18CCEM) Ministerial Round Table in Mauritius (30 August 2012) by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


COL in the Commonwealth: Promoting Learning for Development: Presented to Senior Officials at the 18th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (18CCEM) in Mauritius (28 August 2012) by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Bridging the Higher Education Gap: The 3-R Challenge: Presented at the Post-Secondary and Higher Education Leaders Forum at the 18th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (18CCEM) 30 August 2012 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO. Co-written with Prof. Madhulika Kaushik, Commonwealth of Learning.


Bridging the Technology Gap: Mobile Phones for Education and Learning: Presented at the Ministerial Roundtable, 18th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (18CCEM), Mauritius, 30 August 2012 by Dr. K. Balasubramanian, Education Specialist, Commonwealth of Learning.


The Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD): Presented at the 18th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (18CCEM) Ministerial Round Table in Mauritius (30 August 2012) by Mr. John Lesperance, Education Specialist, Commonwealth of Learning.


Commonwealth Educational Cooperation and Cultural Development: Future Directions: Presented at the 18th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (18CCEM) Stakeholders Forum in Mauritius (30 August 2012) by The Honourable Burchell Whiteman, O.J., Chair, COL Board of Governors.


As I Take Up My Position As President: After-dinner remarks at the COL Board of Governors, Farewell Dinner for Sir John Daniel, 7 June 2012 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Farewell to Sir John Daniel: After-dinner remarks at the COL Board of Governors, Farewell Dinner for Sir John Daniel, 7 June 2012 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


A Thrilling Odyssey: After-dinner remarks at the COL Board of Governors, Farewell Dinner for Sir John Daniel, 7 June 2012 by Sir John Daniel.


Life After the World OER Congress?: Presented at the Closing Plenary, World OER Congress, UNESCO, Paris (22 June 2012) by by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO. Co-written with Dr. Venkataraman Balaji, Commonwealth of Learning.


Sharing our Common Wealth: Presented at the Opening Plenary, World OER Congress, UNESCO, Paris (20 June 2012) by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO. Co-written with Dr. K. Balasubramanian, Commonwealth of Learning.


Setting the Context for the World OER Congress: Presented at the WORLD OER CONGRESS, UNESCO, Paris, France (20 June 2012) by Sir John Daniel, Project Director, Fostering Governmental Support for OER Internationally.


Summary of the 6 Regional Policy Forums: Presented at the World OER Congress, UNESCO, Paris, France (20-22 June 2012) by Sir John Daniel, Project Director and Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić, Senior Consultant, “Fostering Governmental Support for OER Internationally”


Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally: Arab Region: Presented at the 6th Regional Policy Forum - ARAB REGION (7-8 May 2012) held in Oman by Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning and Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić.


Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally: Project Update: Project Update presented at the International Advisory and Liaison Group - 2nd Meeting (11 May 2012) held in Paris, France by Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning.


Education for Democracy: Presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education, Learned Societies Conference 2012 (28 May 2012) held at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada by Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning.


Gender Equity in TVET: Presented at the CAPA Conference, TVET Institutions as a Platform for Industrial Development, in Africa, 2–4 May 2012 by Ms. Alison Mead Richardson, Commonwealth of Learning.


COL Healthy Communities: Presented at the Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting in Geneva, Switzerland (20 May 2012) by Ian Pringle, Commonwealth of Learning.


Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally: Hewlett Grantees Meeting: Presented at the Hewlett Grantees Meeting (11 April 2012) held in Cambridge, MA, USA by Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić and Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning.


Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally: Europe: Presented at the 4th Regional Policy Forum - EUROPE, Cambridge, UK, 17 April 2012 by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning and Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić.


The Future of (Open) Education: Presented at the UNESCO Bangkok Special Seminar 2012, No. IV (24 April 2012), held in Bangkok, Thailand by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally: Asia-Pacific: Presented at the 5th Regional Policy Forum - ASIA-PACIFIC (23-24 April 2012) held in Bangkok, Thailand by Sir John Daniel and Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić, Commonwealth of Learning.


Management Education for the Contemporary Professional: Presented at the CEMBA CEMPA Alumni Sri Lanka Inaugural AGM & International Conference: Open Education & Contemporary Professional (7 April 2012), Open University Sri Lanka by Professor Madhulika Kaushik, Education Specialist - Higher Education, Commonwealth of Learning. 


A Celebration of Sharing and a Milestone for Open Educational Resources: Delivered at the launch of Open Educational Resources for Open Schooling and Implementation of the Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth and Transnational Qualifications Framework, The Seychelles, 2 March 2012 by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Visual Arts Education and New Technologies: Sharing cultures at the DeTao Masters Academy: Presented at the Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts (SIVA), 14 March 2012, by Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić & Sir John Daniel (Education Master: DeTao Masters Academy), Commonwealth of Learning.


Higher Education: Open for Innovation?: Presented at Peking, 23 March 2012, by Sir John Daniel (Education Master: DeTao Masters Academy), Commonwealth of Learning


Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally: Latin America: Presented at the 3rd Regional Policy Forum - LATIN AMERICA (28-29 March 2012) held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning and Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić.


Learning, Living and Working in the 21st Century: Presented at the Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University National Symposium on Academia – Industry Interface, India, 5 March 2012 by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Mobile Technology: the Hype and the Hope: Presented at the Workshop on Applications of Mobile Phones for Development – M4D COL – National Institute of Bank Management Pune, India, 7 March 2012 by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Can Mobiles support Learning for Development? A Gendered Perspective: Opening remarks delivered at the Mobiles for Development (M4D) Workshop, National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM), 7 March 2012, Pune, India by Professor Asha Kanwar, Vice-President, Commonwealth of Learning.


Higher Education in a Decade of Disruption: Presented at the Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) Annual Conference (14-16 February 2012) held in Orlando, Florida, USA by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Invest in Clicks, not Bricks!: Keynote delivered at Hamdan Bin-Mohamed eUniversity, 5th eLEX Conference (1 February 2012) held in Dubai, UAE by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally: Africa: Presented at the 2nd Regional Policy Forum - AFRICA(21 February 2012) held in Pretoria, South Africa by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić & Trudi van Wyk, Commonwealth of Learning.


Trends in Quality Assurance in ODL: Presented at the Asia-Pacific Quality Network Conference and Annual General Meeting, Siem Reap, Cambodia, 29 February–2 March 2012 by Professor Asha Kanwar, Vice-President, Commonwealth of Learning.


Open Schools have the Potential to Provide Equitable Access to Appropriate Learning and Life Skills Programmes: Video presented at the Integration of Academic Courses with Vocational Education in Secondary Schools, National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS), New Delhi, India (17-19 February 2012) by Frances Ferreira, Education Specialist - Open Schooling, Commonwealth of Learning.


ICT in Education in the Caribbean: Achievements and Challenges: Presented at the ICT in Education Leadership Forum in the Caribbean, Barbados, 25-26 January 2012 by by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning and Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić.


The Commonwealth of Learning: Past, Present and Future: Remarks delivered at the Annual General Meeting 2012 of the Royal Commonwealth Society, Vancouver (22 May 2012) by Sir John Daniel, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning.


Dual-Mode Universities in Higher Education: Way Station or Final Destination?  Sir John Daniel, Preprint of contribution for Open Learning: The Journal of Open, Distance and e-Learning, Special Issue on Dual mode universities: distance learning in campus universities
Volume 27, Issue 1 2012