COL names new Honorary Fellows
06 December 2016
COL names new Honorary Fellows

The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) named seven new Honorary Fellows of the Commonwealth of Learning at the Pan-Commonwealth Forum (PCF) on Open Learning, on 28 November 2016. The designation of COL Honorary Fellow recognises outstanding individual contributions to open and distance learning in areas such as: leadership and service, published work, mentorship, innovation, improving access to quality education and promoting learning for sustainable development.

The 2014-2016 COL Honorary Fellows are:

Mr Martin Bean

Professor Rajesh Chandra

Dr Luz Marina Longsworth

Professor Naveed Akhtar Malik

Professor Tolly Salvator Augustin Mbwette

The Honourable Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang

Ms Chetna Vijay Sinha

In his closing remarks, COL Vice-President Dr K Balasubramanian said: “I am sure that these seven Honorary Fellows, along with the 53 Honorary Fellows designated in the early PCFs will guide us through thought, action and spirit.”

The 2014-2016 designations were conferred by COL President and CEO Professor Asha Kanwar. Consideration is typically limited to citizens of Commonwealth countries and designations are for life.

List of all COL Honorary Fellows