In order to make its relationship with each Commonwealth Member State more systematic and interactive, the Commonwealth of Learning first introduced a network of 'COL Focal Points' in 2006, which continues to strengthen in effectiveness. Each Minister of Education nominates a Focal Point (listed below) to be COL's primary contact in a particular country.
This network supports COL in its role to help countries use a range of appropriate and available approaches and technologies to foster learning at scale. COL's work covers two sectors of activity: Education and Skills. Dialogue with the Focal Points will ensure that COL initiatives match national priorities. These discussions will help COL to develop Country Action Plans for each country every three-year cycle.
The role of the COL Focal Points is to:
To find the Focal Point for a specific country, please follow the country link below.