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John Anchan

Professor and Associate Dean

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Faculty of Education


  • Computers
  • Education
  • Technology

Areas of Expertise:

  • Academic Technologies
  • Contemporary Sociological Issues in Education
  • Culture Studies
  • Technology and Education

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Malayalam

Available To:

  • Appear on radio or TV
  • Appear as a public speaker
  • Provide comment to media
  • Write articles


Dr. John Anchan is a Professor and Associate Dean in The University of Winnipeg's Faculty of Education. He has 37-years of experience teaching kindergarten to Grade 12 as well as post-secondary education in India, United Arab Emirates and Canada.

Anchan's areas of research include emerging mobile technologies, technology and education, cross-cultural education, global education, culture studies, and contemporary sociological issues in education. He has acted as a Research Affiliate with Metropolis International and was involved in a large-scale national study on the health of immigrant children in Canada.

Besides many presentations, innumerable refereed journal articles, Anchan has authored, co-authored, and edited several books including Exploring the Role of the Internet in Global Education; Change Forces in Post-Communist Central Europe: Education in Transition; and Democratizing Higher Education: International Comparative Perspectives.

Anchan is the past-President of the International Higher Education Teaching and Learning in New York.

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