During the opening keynote session of this year’s EFQUEL Innovation Forum Sir John Daniel (Commonwealth of Learning) and Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić (UNESCO) will give a joint presentation on the theme “Refocussing Quality in eLearning”. They will be surveying the online learning scene as it now is and situating the challenges of quality in eLearning in the context of quality in higher education.
This presentation draws on the “A Guide to Quality in Online Learning” (edited by Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić and Sir John Daniel) which will be published as an OER in both English and Chinese.
About the keynote speakers…
Sir John Daniel, former President & Chief Executive Officer, Commonwealth of Learning
Sir John Daniel served as President and C.E.O. of COL from 2004 to 2012. He is now working on a variety of international projects, notably as Education Master in the Beijing DeTao Masters Academy, China and Chair of the UWC (United World Colleges) International Board. Sir John brought wide international experience in universities and the United Nations system to his eight-year tenure as President of COL.
Read his full bio on the Commonwealth of Learning website
Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić, UNESCO
Ms. Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić retired from her post as Chief of UNESCO’s Higher Education Section in late November 2011. She was a long-time member of the UNESCO Higher Education team and a valued COL partner. She continues to collaborate with COL as a consultant on the COL/UNESCO/Hewlett Foundation initiative “Fostering Governmental Support for Open Educational Resources Internationally”.
Read her full bio on the Commonwealth of Learning website