20 January 2017 – Professor Asha Kanwar, President and CEO of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), will speak at the University of Ibadan on 26 January 2017 on the topic “Innovation in Higher Education?” as part of a two-day training programme on... Read More
25 July 2016 – Professor Asha Kanwar, President and CEO of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), to deliver the first public lecture of the National Open University of Nigeria’s (NOUN) Distinguished Lecture Series in Abuja, Nigeria, on Wednesday... Read More
16 June 2016 — The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and UNESCO officially launched their latest publication, "Making Sense of MOOCs: A Guide for Policy Makers in Developing Countries," this morning in Paris, France. The guide is... Read More
19 May 2016 — Professor Asha Kanwar, President and CEO of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) addressed the graduates of the Open University of Sri Lanka as she received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters (D. Lit.) Honoris Causa, on 17 May 2016... Read More
21 April 2016 — In a special convocation held at the Barbican Center in London, the Open University conferred an honorary Doctor of the University degree on Professor Asha Kanwar. The degree was presented by Dr. Peter Horrocks, Vice Chancellor... Read More
​GIRLS Inspire - a new initiative to reach the hard-to-reach women and girls in five Commonwealth countries to achieve their potential through learning 8 March 2016 — The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals cannot be achieved... Read More
3 February 2016 — A recent study commissioned by the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) shows that for every dollar invested in an open schooling programme in Belize, more than eight-and-a-half dollars will be returned to the local economy... Read More
The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has elected Pakistani scientist Dr Atta-ur-Rahman as its newest Foreign Member.
December 20, 2015 — The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has elected Pakistani scientist Dr Atta-ur-Rahman as its newest Foreign Member. Professor Atta-ur-Rahman, who is also the regional appointee for Asia on COL’s Board of... Read More
6 December 2015 — Burnaby, Canada — Australia will increase its contribution to the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) to $1 million AUD in 2015-16 to support a range of projects aimed at improving education in Commonwealth countries through... Read More
COL President Asha Kanwar presented on ‘Adding Global Value through learning for sustainable development’ at the Commonwealth Foreign Ministers discussions at CHOGM 15.
28 November 2015 — COL President and CEO Professor Asha Kanwar presented on ‘Adding Global Value through learning for sustainable development’ at the Commonwealth Foreign Ministers discussion with inter-governmental organisations Saturday at CHOGM... Read More