Speeches and Presentations

Commonwealth of Learning – Webinar on Leadership for ODL in TVET
November 21st, 2022
ODL for TVET: WHY and HOW?

Tenth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning: PCF-10
Calgary, September 16th, 2022
Vancouver ODL Veterans discuss the legacy and impact of covid-19
with Tony Bates and Ross Paul

Podcast on the 50th anniversary of the Open University Students’ Association
May 2022

Athabasca University – Doctoral Seminar arranged by Dr. Susan Bainbridge
Distance Learning post-Covid-19:
A Brave New World of Online Education or Repeating the Mistakes of the Past?


Memorial Service for Patricia Robinson Roman
1 May 2022
Patricia Roman and Higher Education

Quality and effectiveness in Open and Distance Learning: Applying the Lessons of the Past to Ensure a Bright Future
Webinar on the 40th anniversary of the Open Education System of Anadolu University, Turkey.
27 April 2022
YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TgasnqcuQlE

Creating the Future for the University: Building on our Covid-19 Skills and Avoiding our Mistakes
Webinar to the University of Nairobi, Dept of Political Science and Public Administration
13 April 2022

Never the Same Again: Adapting Academic Strategies Following Student and Faculty Feedback from Covid-19
Neil Mort, Pedro Cortina, John Daniel, Jessica Carter and Paras Tuli
APAIE Conference, March 30, 2022

Covid-19 has reversed progress towards Education for All: What can be done?
ICICS-2022 The Impact of Covid-19 on Society

Star Scholar Conference, India
Session on the book: Open Higher Education in the 21st century
‘What is the Crisis; What is Open Education?

ROC/2021 Technologies éducatives pour l’enseignement et l’apprentissage
Solidarités numériques en éducation: une culture en émergence
Combattre les inégalités par l’ouverture des esprits
le 18 novembre 2021, Québec

E21 Symposium: Algonquin College, La Cité, Carleton University, Université d’Ottawa
Rethinking the relevance of higher education: Which models could best respond to the needs of a 21st century society?
‘The Overriding Imperative: Open Higher Education’
27 October 2021

7th Krishna Kanta Handiqui Memorial Lecture, KKHSOU, Assam, 20 July 2021

EMOOCS21 Potsdam 22 June 2021
Transformation of the University towards a Hybrid University
‘Hybrid of What?’

Leaders and Legends of Online Learning – podcast

Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Zanjan, Iran, 2021-05-27
‘The Impact of COVID-19 on Medical Education: How do the Professors and Students React?’
‘Using Online Education effectively in Higher Education after the Pandemic’

Daffodil International University, Bangladesh, 2021-03-16
Reimagining the Post-COVID Education: Our Challenges and Opportunities
A Simple Guide to Quality and Effectiveness in Online Teaching and Learning

Video remarks to 2020 Acsenda School of Management Graduates December 2020
The Class of Covid-19

ASQ Western Canada Regional Conference, 2020-11-23
Embedding Resilience in Education Systems and Institutions

QAUS Conference, Teheran, Iran 2020-11-11
The Application of the Iron Triangle model to enhancing the quality of higher education during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Webinar for Contact North | Contact Nord
Lessons from the History of Online and Distance Learning:
Simple Concepts to Guide us into the Future
20200924_CN_Speaking_text &prompts

HELMeTO 2020, Bari, Italy
Keynote address for the Second International Workshop on Higher Education Learning
Methodologies and Technologies Online.
‘Conducting a College through COVID-19: The Evolving Leadership Challenge’
Co-authored with Neil Mort

EDEN: European Distance Education Network
Webinar Series: Education in the Time of a New Normal
Online and Distance Learning: What do students need to succeed? September 14th, 2020

Association of Former Staff Members of UNESCO (AFUS)
Interview with Neda Ferrier
COVID-19 and Education

Education in the New Normal – Interview with Neda Ferrier, AFUS-UNESCO

Council of Ministers of Education of Canada
ACDME PSE Special Session (2020-07-29)

Pivoting to the Future of Postsecondary Education in Canada

Educational Disruption and Responses: Rethinking Learning Post COVID-19
co-authored with Neil Mort
Webinar presentation – Scholars Ivory Tower, Nigeria.

Acsenda School of Management – Tea with the Chancellor
Challenges for Changing Times: Justifying Inequalities

Chantier sur l’Université du Futur, Québec
Favoriser la Diversité et l’Ouverture
20200127_Quebec_Universites_Futur (Texte)
20200127_Quebec_universites_Futur (Diapos)

St. James’ Church, Vancouver
Presentation of a Ceremonial Blanket – Symbol of Reconciliation
20200126 _Blanket_Background

UNESCO – AFUS Club Mémoire et Avenir
Paris, 2019-10-23
Challenging Inequalities to Leave No one Behind: A Global Agenda

9th Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning
Edinburgh, Scotland
Two Great Scots: Innovators of Principle and Practice in Open Learning

Acsenda School of Management – Tea with the Chancellor
Challenges for Changing Times: Being Canadian; Being Courteous

The Open University: 50th Anniversary Charter Day
April 23, 2019
The Open University: The Guiding Star of my Working Life

Commemorative event for Eric Wade, Open University, Newcastle, UK
Memories of Eric Wade

Acsenda School of Management – Tea with the Chancellor
Challenges for Changing Times: Inequality

Acsenda School of Management – Tea with the Chancellor
Challenges for Changing Times: Work

Farewell Remarks to the United World Colleges
UWC meetings, Dilijan, Armenia, 2018-10-27

Remise des médailles du 50ième anniversaire de l’Université du Québec
Québec, 29 Septembre 2018
Allocution au nom des récipiendaires

United World College of the Adriatic
Duino, 11 September 2018
Challenges for Changing Times

Installation as Chancellor – Acsenda School of Management
Vancouver, 18 July 2018
Respect for Truth and Restoration of Trust

Board Reception: Commonwealth of Learning
June 2018
Reflections on 30 years of the Commonwealth of Learning

Groningen Declaration Network
Paris, 20 April 2018
Weaving it all into One: Closing keynote
20180420_Groningen_Paris (Text)
20180420_Groningen_ppt (Slides)
https://vimeo.com/265461557 (Video)

Educating in a post-truth and post-trust era:
A challenge for the UWC movement
Friday, 23 March 2018

Women’s Canadian Club of Montreal
Tuesday, 21 November 2017
Canadian Citizenship: Celebrating without Complacency

European Association of Distance Teaching Universities (EADTU) Conference
Higher Education for the Future: Accelerating and Strengthening Innovation

Milton Keynes, UK. 25/26 October 2017
Where do open universities think they are going?
Video of plenary – presentation begins at 1:24

Countering post-truth and post-trust attitudes through online and offline pedagogy
(co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)

World Conference on Online Learning
Teaching in a Digital Age: Rethinking Teaching and Learning
Toronto, 17 October, 2017
Open Education for a Closing World

Formal Opening of United World College ISAK Japan
Karuizawa, Japan, 23 September 2017
Welcome from the UWC International Board
20170923_UWCISAK (Text) 

UNESCO 2nd World Congress on Open Educational Resources
Ljubljana, Slovenia, 18-20 September 2017
What Actions for Greatest Impact?
20170918_OER_Slovenia (Text)

AFUS Memory and Future Club
UNESCO, Paris, 29 June 2017
Open Education for a Closing World

7th World Learning Summit and LINQ
Kristiansand, Norway, 7 June 2017
Challenges of Openness and Quality for Smart Universities in the Post-Truth and Post-Trust Era
(co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20170607_WLS_Post-Trust (Slides)

United World College (UWC) Costa Rica
10th Anniversary Celebrations
San Jose, Costa Rica, 31 March 2017
The footprints we leave as we go along

CIQG Annual Conference
Washington DC, 2 February 2017
A Changing World: Expectations of Higher Education
20170202_CIQG_Changing World_(Text)

CHEA Annual Conference
Washington DC, 31 January 2107
Session: An Advisory Statement on Combatting Corruption: What Needs to be Done?

CHEA/CIQG Webinar,
12 December, 2016
Combatting Academic Corruption: What Might the International Quality Assurance Community Do?
Outline of the Expert Group’s Report

8th Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 28-31 November, 2016

The Briggs Lecture
Re-drawing the Map of Learning

Paper #1  (with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
Blended Learning – What Blend? Flexible Learning – How Flexible?

Paper #2 (principal author Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
Adapting Quality Assurance to Innovative Programmes

Launch of DeTao Masters Academy Research Institute
Chair’s Remarks to the Advisory Committee
20161125_Chair’s Remarks

Discussion Forum
Two key issues for online education: what blend; how flexible?

Congress of the United World Colleges (UWC)
Trieste, Italy, 28/29 October, 2016
Welcoming Remarks

European Association of Distance Teaching Universities (EADTU)
Rome Conference, 19-21 October 2016
Paper #1 (with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
Blended Learning – What Blend? Flexible Learning – How Flexible?20161020_EADTU_Formal_Paper

Paper #2 (Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić with Sir John Daniel)
Innovative Forms of Quality Assurance for Innovative Programmes

Address to Athabasca University Doctoral Students
Webinar – 6 October 2016
20161006_AU_Doctoral (Text & Slide prompts)

Memorial Service for Lord Asa Briggs
All Souls Church, Langham Place, London – 4 October 2016
His role in establishing The Open University and The Commonwealth of Learning

The UWC International Board welcomes UWC Phuket, Thailand as the 16th institution  in the UWC movement
Ceremony at Phuket, Thailand – 1 October 2016

8th International Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education in Africa
Windhoek, Namibia 19-24 September 2016
Enhancing quality and combatting corruption in higher education: A global perspective
(Main author: Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)

Universities in 2016: Open or Closed?

EDEN (European Distance Education Network) Conference
Budapest, Hungary 14-17 June, 2016
Remarks at the Silver Jubilee Dinner

The Internet and Education Conference
DeTao Masters Academy
Songjiang, Shanghai, 27 May 2016
Combining the Old and the New for Effective Teaching

MOOCs: Opportunities and Challenges

What is Quality?
by Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić

Canadian Accredited Independent Schools Conference
Vancouver, 12 April 2016
Matching Instructional Credibility and Institutional Viability in a Changing World

Association of Former UNESCO Staff Members (AFUS)
Memory & Future Club | Club Mémoire et Avenir
Wednesday, 24 February 2016
Sustainable Development Begins with Education
20160224_AFUS (Text)

Citizenship Ceremonies, Vancouver, BC
February 2, 2016
Remarks by the Presiding Officer

CHEA International Quality Group Annual Conference
January 28, 2016, Washington, DC
Session: The CHEA/CIQG Quality Platform Pilot: Some results
Why do we need a tool like the Quality Platform?

Council for Higher Education Accreditation Annual Conference
January 26, 2016, Washington, DC
Technology and Higher Education: The Continuing Imperative of Change and Innovation

University of Derby Online Conference
January 11, 2016
Making Sense of Blended Learning

14th China International Distance Education Conference
November 26/27, 2015
What Future for Online Learning in China (video lecture)

Visit to Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, Australia
Think Tank, November 24, 2015
Global Perspectives on ODL Partnerships

DeTao Conference: The New Landscape of Internet+ Education—the integration and innovation of online and offline education
November 20, Shanghai
Importing Courses: A Developing Trend (video presentation)
(co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20151120_Importing_Courses _(Slides)

UWC Changshu, China – Grand Opening
November 7, 2015
Welcome from the UWC International Board

DeTao Talks – Shanghai Library
November 1, 2015
What Future for Online Learning?

China National Design Education Conference
Shanghai, 31 October 2015
New Technologies for Education in Visual Arts and Design
(co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20151031_Design_Conference (Text)

National University Technology Network Annual Conference 2015
Savannah, Georgia, USA. 22 September 2015
Making Sense of Educational Technology: from MOOCs to Blended Learning – where next?

UNESCO Guidelines on Including Learners with Disabilities
in Open and Distance Learning
Paris, 17/18 September 2015
The Open University: Serving 18,000 Disabled Students
(co-authored with Jennie Augustyniak and Tom Vincent)

The Digital Education Show: Middle East 2015
Dubai, 16 September, 2015
Mind the skills gap: arming students with the skills they need to own tomorrow
(co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)

International Conference on Scientific Research:
Role of Distance Education in Human Resource Development
Nha Thrang City, Vietnam, 9 September, 2015
Distance Learning and Human Resource Development: What does the Research Tell Us?
(co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)

UWC Pearson College of the Pacific
40th Anniversary Founders’ Day Celebration
August 9, 2015
‘The UWC Movement: Diversity with Principles’

UWC Waterford Kamhlaba – Africa Week
July 24, 2015
‘Africa Rising’

EdTech Europe 2015
London, June 18, 2015
‘Teaching in a Digital Age’

United World Colleges (UWC) – Evening of appreciation for Keith Clark
Globe Theatre, London, June 12, 2015
Remarks by the Chair of the International Board
120150612_Farewell_Keith-Clark (Text)

DeTao Masters Academy
Self-review of DeTao’s teaching activities using the CIQG Quality Platform Standards
Training workshop, Songjiang, Shanghai, June 2 & 3, 2015
‘Setting the Workshop in Context: Where has DeTao come from and where might it go?’

The Open University
Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Knowledge Media Institute
May 20, 2015
‘The Open University and Knowledge Media: Pioneering Progress and Institutionalising Innovation’
http://kmi.open.ac.uk/20/ (Video)

Summit of the Americas
First Forum of University Presidents
Prosperity and Education: The Challenge of Co-operation in the Americas –The Role of Universities,
April 9, 2015
‘Is Your University Fit for the 21st Century?’
co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić

The Role of University Vice-Chancellor (President): Tips for success
(Prepared at the request of Professor Peter Okebukola, President, Global University Network for Innovation, Africa, in March 2015)
For video: www.guni-africa.org/qaseries.

Education Reform: What role for University-Business-Industry Collaboration in the Teaching Function?
DeTao Masters Academy & Tongji University March 12/13, 2015

Introduction: Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić & Sir John Daniel
20150312WorkshopIntroduction (Text)
20150312WorkshopIntroduction (Slides)

Keynote by Professor Jianxin Zhang, Yunnan University
‘Work-Integrated Learning: Overview of the Situation in China’
20150312_Jianxin Zhang

Could new qualifications and credentials facilitate work-integrated learning?
Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić
20150312_Workshop_New_Qualifications (Text)
20150312_Workshop_New_Qualifications (Slides)

Importing and Exporting Courses: Global Overview of a Developing Trend
Sir John Daniel
20150313_Workshop_Course_Import (Text)
20150313_Workshop_Course_Import (Slides)

Quality Assurance of Cross Border in Higher Education: Challenges and Opportunities: International Seminar
Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei; 6 March 2015
‘Cross-Border Higher Education in the era of MOOCs: Do we need new approaches to quality assurance?’
(Co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20150306Taipei Seminar (Text)
20150306Taipei Seminar (Slides)

Address to the Staff of the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand
Lower Hutt, 3 December, 2014
‘What are the Implications of MOOCs for the Open Polytechnic?’
20141203 New Zealand Open Polytechnic (Text)
20141203 New Zealand Open Polytechnic (Slides)

Address to leaders of New Zealand’s higher education community
Wellington, 2 December 2014
‘Are MOOCs the Long-Awaited Revolution in Higher Education?’
20141202 New Zealand (Text)
20141202 New Zealand (Slides)
see also
20141016 Montreal_Digital_Transformations (Text)

Forum du Clifad: La formation à distance… pour aller plus loin
Montréal, les 19 et 20 novembre 2014
‘La formation à distance: éléments de bonne pratique’
20141120 Clifad (Texte)
20141120 Clifad (Diapos)

The Internationalisation and Globalisation of Higher Education:
Implications for China
Workshop at the DeTao Masters Academy, Shanghai, China
1 & 2 November 2014
20141101 Workshop & Launch (Programme)
20141101 Workshop & Launch (Slides) 

Conference on Digital Transformations
Montreal, Canada, 16 October 2014
‘Are MOOCs the long-awaited technological revolution in higher education?’
(co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20141016 Montreal_Digital_Transformations (Text)

Workshop on MOOCs: Korea National Open University
Seoul, 22 September 2014
‘Why should KNOU get involved in MOOCs?’
Video: https://vimeo.com/106002761 (Password: knou)
20140922 KNOU MOOCs Workshop (Text)
20140922 KNOU_MOOCs Workshop (Slides)

Opening Ceremony: UWC Robert Bosch, Freiburg, Germany
23 September 2014
‘Becoming a United World College’
20140923 UWC Bosch Ceremony

UWC Weekend Celebrating the Opening of the Robert Bosch College
20-21 September 2014
‘Launching into a Different World’
20140921 Robert Bosch College Opening (Text)

MOOC on MOOCs – Course from COL and IIT Kanpur
‘Where did MOOCs come from and where should they take us?’
Video: http://youtu.be/9oWKGj17Gp0
20140909 MOOC on MOOCs (Text)
20140909 MOOC on MOOC (Slides)

International Conference on Emerging Technologies in Education and Computer Science, Universidad Da Vinci, Cancun, Mexico, 19 September 2014
‘Open, Distance and Online Learning: A Brief History’
20140919 Cancun (Text)
20140919 Cancun (Slides)

6th International Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education in Africa
Bujumbura, Burundi, 15-19 September 2014
‘Quality Assurance in African Higher Education: What focus?’
20140916 GUNI (Text)
20140916 GUNI (Slides)

Alpbach Higher Education Symposium
Alpbach, Austria, 20 August 2014
Session: Times They are a-Changin’ –
How Societal Trends Impact European Universities
‘Can Universities Re-energise Europe?’
20140820 Alpbach 2 (Paper)
20140820 Alpbach Presentation (Text)
20140820 Alpbach 2 (Slides)

Alpbach Higher Education Symposium
Alpbach, Austria, 20 August 2014
Session: Transformation Messages for Universities
‘Prepare for evolution, not revolution!’
20140820 Alpbach 1 (Paper)

Québec: Conseil supérieur de l’éducation
Consultation sur la formation à distance à la Commission de l’enseignement et de la recherche universitaires (CERU)
‘La formation a distance et les universités québecoises
20140808 Quebec CERU Outline
20140808 Quebec CERU (Slides)

Higher Education Summit and Tertiary Tech Leaders’ Summit.
Brisbane, Australia, June 3
‘Post traditional Higher Education: Challenges of diversity and quality’
(co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20140603 Brisbane (Text)
20140603 Brisbane (Slides)

EFQUEL-LINK Forum 2014|
Changing the Trajectory – Quality for Opening up Education
Rethymnon, Crete, Greece: May 8-9
The Recognition of Open Learning – Two Approaches towards Quality and Transparency
‘The CIQG Quality Platform: Background and Context’
(co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20410509 Efquel-Linq Crete (Text)
20140509 Efquel-Linq Crete (Slides)

Symposium: MOOCs in the Arts and Humanities
University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK. 25 April 2014
Symposium: MOOCs in the Arts and Humanities: Opportunities, Challenges and Implications Across UK Higher Education
‘MOOCs in the Arts and Humanities: What are the issues?’
(co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20140425 Uclan Preston (Text)
20140425 Uclan Preston (Slides)

Globalisation of Higher Education Conference
Dallas, Texas, USA. 24-25 March 2014
‘Cross-Border Higher Education: A Brief History’
co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20140325 Globalisation (Text)
20140325 Globalisation (Slides PDF)
20140325 Globalisation (Slides PPT)

Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers
« Les MOOC au milieu du gué : opportunités  et menaces d’un modèle à inventer »
le19 mars 2014
‘MOOC, quels modèles économiques? Quelles perspectives?’
20140319 CNAM (Texte)
20140319 CNAM (Diapos)

UWC Robert Bosch College, Freiburg, Germany
Meeting of the Kuratorium, 13 March 2014
‘UWC: The Evolving Reality’
20140313 Robert Bosch UWC (Text)

Open University of Japan – International Symposium
‘Global Trends of Online Teaching and Learning’
7 February 2014
MOOCs: What Will Be Their Legacy?
20140207 Japan OU (Text)
20140207 Japan OU (Slides)

Visit to UWC (United World College) Costa Rica
Meetings of Board and Advisory Council
Regional Forum for National Committees
‘UWC: Growing and Diversifying for the Future’
20140201 UWC CostaRica

Presentations at Ontario Colleges and Universities
(Mohawk College, George Brown College, York University, Algonquin College, Carleton University, University of Ottawa, & the Ontario Undergraduate Students’ Association) 20-23 January 2014
‘Turbulent Times in Higher Education: What Role for Online Learning?’
201400120 Ontario (Powerpoint Slides)
201400120 Ontario (PDF Slides)

CHET Seminar Series
Centre for Policy Studies in Higher Education and Training, University of British Columbia
15 January 2014
‘Higher Education doesn’t do Revolutions!’
(co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20140115 CHET UBC (Text)
20140115 CHET UBC (Slides)

Lecture Series on Global Leadership
Acsenda School of Management, Vancouver, 13 January 2014
‘Leading Higher Education in Turbulent Times’
20140113 Acsenda (Text)
20140113 Acsenda (Slides)

Expert Workshop for Quality Assurance in Cross-Border Higher Education
UNESCO Headquarters, Paris. 16 December 2013
‘Are MOOCs Cross-Border Higher Education and Does their Quality Assurance Matter?by Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić
20131216 UNESCO SUT (Text)
20131216 UNESCO SUT (Slides)

ECA-NVAO Seminar on MOOCs and External Quality Assurance
NVAO, Parkstraat 28, The Hague, The Netherlands, 11 December 2013
‘MOOCs: a paradigm shift in learning and quality assurance?’
(Co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20131211 The Hague ECA (Text)
20131211 The Hague ECA (Slides)

Entretiens Jacques Cartier
Lyon, les 25 et 26 novembre 2013
‘MOOCs: Comment sortir du labyrinthe’
20131125 Lyon Jacques Cartier (Text)
20131125 Lyon Jacques Cartier (Slides)

Public Lecture, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Johor Bahru, 19 November 2013
‘The Future of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in Education’
20131119 UTM (Text)
20131119 UTM (Slides)

Presentation at Taylor’s University, Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, 18 November 2013
‘Making Sense of MOOCs’
20131118 Taylor’s University (Text)
31118 Taylor’s University (Slides)

U-21 Symposium
National Systems of Higher Education: Criteria for Evaluation
Shanghai, China. November 6-7, 2013
‘Rankings of Higher Education Systems: The Challenge of Change’
(Co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20131106 Universitas21 (Text)
20131106 Universitas21 (Slides)

Launch of the Open Educational Resource university
Kamloops, BC, Canada
Launch of the OERu, November 1, 2013
‘OERu: What does it Mean?
20131101 OERu Launch Ceremony

Launch seminar, October 31, 2013
‘OERs and MOOCs in a time of economic crisis’
(Co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20131101 OERu Launch (Text)
20131101 OERu Launch (Slides)

European Association of Distance Teaching Universities (EADTU)
Annual Conference 2013, Paris, October 24-26
Transition to Open and Online Education in European Universities
Do MOOCs announce a new paradigm for higher education’
(Co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20131024 EADTU (Text)
20131024 EADTU (Slides)

National Universities Commission of Nigeria
Ceremony to mark the 50th Anniversary
Abuja, 22 October 2013
‘Turbulent and Testing Times for Global Higher Education:
Lessons for Nigeria’
20131022 National Universities Commission (Text)
20131022 National Universities Commission (Slides)

Ceremonial Opening of the UWC Maastricht in the presence of
His Majesty King Willem-Alexander
11 October 2013
‘UWC Expanding and Diversifying’
20131011 UWC Maastricht Opening (Text)

The VI International GUIDE Conference
The Global Economic Crisis and its impact on national education systems:
Can online education help overcome the crisis?
Athens, Greece – 2-3 October, 2013
Theme 3: Higher Education in a TIme of Economic Crisis
‘OER and MOOCs in a time of economic crisis’
(Co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20131003 GUIDE Conference (Text)
20131003 GUIDE Conference (Slides)

European Foundation for Quality in eLearning (EFQUEL)
EFQUEL Innovation Forum 2013, Barcelona 26-27 September 2013
‘Refocusing Quality of eLearning’
(co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20130926 EFQUEL (Text)
20130926 EFQUEL (Slides)

Eighth European Conference on Technology-Enhanced Learning
Paphos, Cyprus, 17-21 September 2013
‘Making Sense of MOOCs: The Evolution of Online Learning in HIgher Education’
(co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20130919 EcTel Cyprus (Text)
20130919 EcTel Cyprus (Slides)

Address to the Women’s Canadian Club
Montreal, 16 September 2013
‘Open Learning Transforming Our World’
20130916 Women’s Canadian Club Montreal

Signing of an Agreement between Peking University and the DeTao Masters Academy,
Beijing, 25 July 2013
Remarks by Sir John Daniel, Education Master
20130725 PKU DeTao (Text)

Open University of China
Video introduction to course on Online Learning
Recorded in Beijing, 24 July 2013
20130724 OUC (Text of video) 

Journées du eLearning, Lyon, les 27 et 28 juin 2013
‘La qualité produite par tous: l’Open Education
(co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20130627 Lyon Journées eLearning (Text)
20130627 Lyon Journées eLearning (Slides) 

Worldviews Conference, Toronto, 19-21 June 2013
Global Trends in Media and HIgher Education
‘MOOCs, Media and the Democratisation of Higher Education
20130621 Worldviews (Text)
20130621 Worldviews (Slides) 

LINC Conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 17 June 2013
‘MOOCs: What lies beyond the Trough of Disillusionment?’
20130617 MIT LINC (Text)
20130617 MIT LINC (Slides)

State College, PA, USA
Pennsylvania State University
The COIL Fischer Lecture, 14 June 2013
‘Where are MOOCs taking Higher Education?’
20130614 Penn State (Text)
20130614 Penn State (Slides)

London, UK
Universities UK Conference on:
‘Open and online learning: Making the most of MOOCs and other models
16 May 2013
‘How will Online Learning Climb the Slope of Enlightenment?’
20130516 Universities UK (Text)
20130516 Universities UK (Slides)

Flekke, Norway
UWC – Red Cross Nordic
29 April 2013
Address to the Council and the College community:
‘Let’s Walk the Talk!’
20130429 Red Cross Nordic UWC

Legon, Accra, Ghana
University of Ghana
19 April 2013
Acceptance address by Representative of Honorary Graduates:
‘Golden Pillars’
20130419 University of Ghana Honorary Degree Convocation

Canterbury, New Zealand
University of Canterbury
May 2013
Video by Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić & Sir John Daniel:
‘Three Key Uncertainties in Higher Education’
20130409 Canterbury Uncertainty (Text)
20130409 Canterbury Uncertainties (Slides)
Video: http://vimeo.com/63695959 (password = 3key)
Beijiing Middle School 101 – DeTao Masters Academy
Beijing, China25 March 2013
Special Lecture by Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić & Sir John Daniel:
‘Two Global Nomads Talk about Education’
20130325 Beijing Middle School 101 (Text)
20130325 Beijing Middle School 101 (Slides)

Shanghai, China
Tongji University – DeTao Masters Academy
22 March 2013

Special Lecture by Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić & Sir John Daniel:
‘Diversity and Quality in HIgher Education’
20130322 Tongji University (Text)
20130322 Tongji University (Slides)

Beijing, China
Peking University – DeTao Masters Academy
15 March 2013

Special Lecture by Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić:
‘Turbulent Times for Higher Education: Implications for Qualifications’
20130315 PKU Lecture SUT (Text)
20130315 PKU Lecture SUT (Slides)

Cardiff, Wales
UWC (United World College) Congress
21-23 February 2013

Opening Remarks
“Impact: Why this is theme of our Congress –
The Challenge of Defining and Measuring Impact’
20130221 UWC Congress Impact (Text)

Panel Discussion
‘To grow or not to grow: What are the realities of growth for UWC?’
12130222 UWC Congress Growth (Text)

Toowoomba, Australia
Seminar at the University of Southern Queensland
7 February 2013

Higher Education Futures: Keeping an Open Mind
by Sir John Daniel & Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić
20130207 USQ (Text)
20130207 USQ (Slides)

Sydney, Australia
2013 Summit of the Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia
3-6 February 2013

Opening Keynote Address
Education Across Space and Time
by Sir John Daniel
20130204 ODLAA (Text)
20130204 ODLAA (Slides)

Washington DC, USA
Council of Higher Education Accreditation
Annual Meeting of the International Quality Group
31 January 2013

Address to the conference:
The Open Education Movement: Challenges and Opportunities for Quality Assurance
by Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić & Sir John Daniel
20130131 CIQG (Text)
20130131 CIQG (Slides)

International Conference on Tertiary Education: Realities and Challenges
Daffodil University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
18-20 January 2013

Keynote address:
Turbulent Times in Tertiary Education: Lessons for Bangladesh
(Co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
130118 Daffodil (Text)
130118 Daffodil (Slides)

Pearson UWC (United World College)
Victoria, British Columbia
8 January 2013

Address to the College:
What is International Development?
20130108 UWC Pearson (Text)
20130108 UWC Pearson (Slides)

XX Encuentro Internacional de Educacion a Distancia
Guadalajara, Mexico
26-29 November 2012

Keynote address:
Collaboration and Networking: The Role of Open Educational Resources (OER)
20121126 Guadalajara Mexico (Text)
20121126 Guadalajara Mexico (Slides)

International Forum on The Role of the UNEVOC Network in Transforming TVET for a Sustainable Future.
UNESCO-UNEVOC, Bonn, Germany
14-16 November 2012

Keynote address:
Technical and Vocational Education and Training for Sustainable Development
20121116 UNESCO-UNEVOC (Text)
20121116 UNESCO-UNEVOC (Slides)

UNESCO International Institute for Technologies in Education, Moscow
“ICT in Education – Pedagogy, Educational Resources and Quality Assurance”

Presentation to the 2nd Ministerial Round Table
IITE Concept Note for Ministers (Text)
IITE Concept Note for Ministers (Slides)

Keynote speech
ICT and Open Education
(Co-presented with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20121114 Moscow Open (Text)
20121114 Moscow Open (Slides 1)
20121114 Moscow Open (Slides 2)
20121114 Moscow Open (Slides 3)

Parallel Session 2 (eLearning, Open and Distance Education)
Open Educational Resources: The Coming of Age of ICT in Education
(Co-presented with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić).
2021113 MoscowIITE OER (Text)
2021113 MoscowIITE OER (Slides)

Statement for Ministerial Round Table 2.
Bridging the Quality Gap in Education through Open Educational Resources”
2012113 IITE Concept Note 

Open University of China
Induction as Senior Consultant and Member of the Advisory Committee
Developments in Open, Distance and eLearning
(presented with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20121026 Open University of China (text)
20121026 Open University of China (slides)

UWC (United World Colleges)
UWC Council and Board Meetings
Remarks to the UWC Council Meeting, Montezuma, New Mexico
20121020 UWC Remarks

UWC (United World Colleges)
Celebration of the 50th Anniversary, Vancouver
Celebrating with an Eye to the Future
20121016 UWC Vancouver (Text)

Address to the Higher Education Academy, London
New Horizons and Institutional Strategies
Open Educational Resources: A Global Perspective
(presented with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić).
20121004 HEA London (Text)
20121004 HEA London (Slides)

Fellow of the Korea National Open University
Research paper, video script and speeches

Research paper
Making Sense of MOOCs: Musings in a Maze of Myth, Paradox and Possibility
20120925 MOOCs paper

Professor Taerim Lee interviews Sir John Daniel (script and slides of video)
From Mega-universities to MOOCs
20120927 Script of video interview
20120927 Slides to accompany video interview

At Korea University:
What are MOOCs and will they change higher education?
(Co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20120926 Korea University MOOCs (Text)
20120926 Korea University MOOCs (Slides)

To a seminar with KNOU staff:
What you need to know about Open Educational Resources.
20120924 KNOU OER Seminar (Text)
20120924 KNOU OER Seminar (Slides)

At the Ehwa Womans University:
Education for the Future: What role for Educational Technology in a Women’s University?
20120920 Ehwa Womans University (text)
20120920 Ehwa Woman’s University (Slides)

At Seoul National University:
Computers in Education: Dreams, Disappointment and Disruption.
20120919 Seoul National University (Text)
20120919 Seoul National University (Slides)

To the Forum celebrating the 40th anniversary of KNOU:
What role for Open Universities when eLearning becomes universal?
20120917 KNOU Forum (Text)
20120917 KNOU Forum (Slides)

To the eLearning Korea 2012 Conference:
Open Educational Resources: The Coming of Age of ICT in Education? (co-authored with Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić)
20120912 Korea eLearning Conference Text of Keynote address
20120912 Korea eLearning Conference (Slides)

Seminar to the Institute for Distance Education, KNOU:
Open Universities: What roles?
20120910 IDE Seminar at KNOU (Slides)
20120910 IDE Seminar Questions

World Open Educational Resources Congress, Paris, June 19-22, 2012

Summary of the 6 Regional Policy Forums (with Stamenka Uvalic-Trumbic)
20120621 OER CONGRESS Summary of 6 Regional Policy Forums (Text)
20120621 OER Congress: Summary of 6 Regional Policy Forums (Slides)

Introductory comments:
Setting the Context for the World OER Congress
20120620 OER Congress Context
20120620 OER Congress Setting Context (Slides)

Farewell Dinner – Commonwealth of Learning
After dinner remarks:
A thrilling odyssey
20120607 Farewell Dinner COL

Learned Societies Conference, Waterloo, Ontario
Address to the Canadian Societies for the Study of Education, Higher Education and Adult Education:
Education for Democracy

20120529 Education for Democracy
20120529 Education for Democracy (slides)