UK Open University honour for Indian educationist
UK Open University honour for Indian educationist


London, April 28 (IANS) The UK Open University has honoured Prof Asha S. Kanwar, one of the world’s leading advocates of learning for development, for her “exceptional contribution to global education, social justice and human development”. 

Prof Kanwar, president and CEO of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), was conferred an honorary Doctor of the University degree by Open University Vice Chancellor Dr. Peter Horrocks.

Professor Kanwar, whose specialty is open and distance learning, has previously been associated with UNESCO.

Noting that the UK Opening University has always been a symbol of quality, Prof Kanwar said that to receive recognition from it “is … something truly special”.


Update: 28-April-2016