Interviews with Badrul Khan – EdTech Magazine Column


In this Educational technology magazine’s regular column, Badrul Khan interviews visionary leaders from various countries who implemented innovative technology‑based educational programs in their institutions or regions. Educational Technology (ISSN: 0013-1962) is the world’s leading international PRINT magazine covering the entire field of technology for learning. Published since 1961, it is the pioneer publication in the field, read in more than one hundred countries by “managers of change in education.” Nominations can be submitted to khan1 @ The following electronic versions of the printed interviews are posted with permission from the publisher.

  • September–October 2015: Interview with Darcy Hardy, Blackboard
  • January–February 2015: Paul Thurkettle, NATO Education & Training
  • January–February 2014: Nobel Laureate Prof. Muhammad Yunus, Founder, Grameen Bank
  • November– December 2012: Yasser Dakroury, President of the Egyptian E-Learning University (EELU)
  • July–August 2011: Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University (HBMeU) in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates
  • January-February 2011: J. Goodlett McDaniel, Associate Provost for Distance Education, George Mason University, USA
  • March-April 2009: Richard Straub, Secretary General of the European Learning Industry Group (ELIG)
  • March-April 2009: Vafa Ghaffarr and S. Hamid Hosseini, Chairman of Telecommunication of Iran, and President, Hadith Sciences Virtual University in Iran
  • November-December 2008: Robert Wisher, Director of the Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative (ADL) for the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), USA.
  • July-August 2007: Jeoung-Keun Lee, The Asian Development Bank Institute
  • November-December 2006: Lenny Solomon, Harvard University
  • September-October 2006: Fazle Hasan Abed , Founder and Chairperson, BRAC, Bangladesh
  • January-February 2006:Frank J. Anderson, President, Defense Acquisition University, USA
  • September-October 2005: Khaled Al-Sultan, President, King University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia
  • July-August 2005: Gerald Heeger, President, University of Maryland University College (UMUC)
  • May-June 2005: Sir John Daniel, CEO, Commonwealth of Learning