Our Vision

To be the foremost global agency that promotes learning for sustainable development.

COL’s greatest impact is in supporting efforts to provide Commonwealth citizens greater access to quality education and training through open, distance and technology-enabled learning, thereby allowing them to benefit from improved livelihoods, greater gender equity and overall economic, social and cultural development leading to sustainable development.

COL is committed to promoting equitable access to quality lifelong learning for all – believing, in effect, that access to learning opportunities will lead to progress in achieving sustainable development.

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Kenyan farmer becomes community mobiliser

With just primary-level education, Pius Oduor Ongaro had struggled to support his…

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Registration open for TELMOOC10

Registration is now open for the new offering of the popular Introduction to…

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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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