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Mobile-learning pilot in Nigeria benefits whole family

Mama Makuo, a villager in southeast Nigeria, sells roasted cashews at a…

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Building capacity of disability practitioners in Tonga

COL is supporting the Ministry of Education and Training (MET), Tonga to…

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COL scholarships on Coursera-GWG-Udemy platforms

There has been an overwhelming interest in the scholarships, and COL is…

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Teacher development towards education recovery in disadvantaged regions

by Dr Betty Obura Ogange COL Education Specialist: Teacher Education This year’s…

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Give Girls Wings to Fly! #InternationalDayOfTheGirl2021 #InternationalDayOfTheGirlChild @COL4D

#Open and #distance #learning offers possibilities for a flexible approach to turn access into success for all #girls. Watch this video clip from @COL4D to learn more. #DayOfTheGirl

Globally, the gross enrolment ratio at secondary level is still only about 76 percent and, if universal secondary education is to be achieved, there is a need to go beyond brick-and-mortar solutions. For a variety of reasons, girls are more vulnerable to not accessing or not completing schooling. But schooling for girls is both ethically and financially the right thing to do with benefits at individual, family and society levels.Getting into or back into school does not necessarily require access to a traditional brick and mortar, 8am-3pm, campus. Open and distance learning offers possibilities for a much more flexible approach to turn access into success for all girls!#InternationalDayoftheGirl2021 #InternationalDayOfTheGirlChild ... See MoreSee Less
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Insightful webinar from COL's CommonwealthWiseWomen brought together leaders from across the Commonwealth to discuss ways to empower young women to embrace their strengths to reach full potential. ... See MoreSee Less
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Happy World Teachers' Day! Read this new blog from COL's Education Specialist: Teacher Education, Dr Betty Ogange onteacher development towards education recovery in disadvantaged regions: www.col.org/news/teacher-development-towards-education-recovery-in-disadvantaged-regions/ ... See MoreSee Less
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