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Draft Strategic Plan

Based on extensive consultations around the Commonwealth, COL has developed a draft strategic plan for the next six years (2015-2021) that provides the direction and overall framework to guide our work.  more...


NOVEMBER 2014 NEWSLETTER includes: COL Focal Points; PCF8 to be held in Malaysia; COL Headquarters Moving; Gender Workshop; Editorial: Teachers, The Unsung Heroes; In Focus: Open Schooling in Perspective; New Resources; People; EdTech News.  more...

MOOCs for Teacher Education

Using ICTs to Enrich Teaching and Learning (9 March)

Open Education Resources (OER) in e-Learning (9 February)

Action Research Course (9 February)

News Services

COL's news feeds on open and distance learning are RSS feeds that aggregate and filter content from reliable web sources selected by COL.

COL’s news feed service is fully automated through specified search parameters and is not otherwise vetted by human intervention.



Emerging issues - MOOCs


A wide range of studies, reports, research documents, guides and other resources have been published by COL. Most are available for download, free-of-charge, on this web site. more...


COL's regional agency, the Commonwealth Education Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA), implements COL's mandate in  Asia. more...