With a view to empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality, the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) has now made its website more accessible to the visually impaired. The site is now equipped with assistive technology for a customized experience. A ReadSpeaker has been... read more

How does climate change affect the way we learn? What shifts are needed to successfully meet these challenges? These were some of the issues addressed by COL’s President Professor Asha Kanwar in the annual Zena Daysh lecture delivered on 19 November 2019 in London. The event was hosted by the... read more

Fuelled by demand from learners for short and flexible forms of learning and from industry and employers for verified skills-based credentials, there has been a growing interest in micro-credentials. In response to this demand, COL has produced “Designing and Implementing Micro-Credentials: A Guide... read more

Completion of a baseline formative evaluation and buy-in from key stakeholders have laid the foundation for Zambia to move to the implementation stage of the Open/Innovative Schooling (OIS) model. On 16-17 October 2019, COL supported the visit of an external evaluator to the Zambia Department of... read more

On November 15, COL, in collaboration with the Open University of Mauritius, will be starting the second offering of the highly successful Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) entitled ‘Introduction to Sustainable Development in Business.’ The four-week course will focus on the challenges and... read more

On October 1, 2019, COL and its partners, Vidiyal and Reddiarchatthiram Seed Growers Association in India, launched a massive open online course (MOOC) on corporate literacy. The content has been adapted from original materials developed by India’s National Bank for Agriculture and Rural... read more

Participants from 65 countries register for TEL MOOC 4
The fourth massive open online course (MOOC) on Introduction to Technology-Enabled Learning (TEL), offered jointly by the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Athabasca University (Canada), commenced on September 22, 2019 and will run  till October 26, 2019. In its first week, the course has... read more

Mr Armoogum Parsuramen, Founder-President of the Global Rainbow Foundation (GRF), Mauritius, through an executive secondment from 10 to 14, June 2019 assisted COL in developing a disability strategy and action plan. "Persons with disabilities (PWDs) face daily challenges to education, economic,... read more

The ‘Blockchain for Managers: Introduction and Applications’ MOOC bolstered its online learning experience with in-person mentoring sessions held from 20 to 24 May 2019 in Mauritius. Lead faculty worked with learners from government services and academia on interactive exercises that included... read more

With the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), business and industry across the globe are looking for opportunities to create win-win situations for increased economic growth and conservation of the environment. The upcoming MOOC on ‘Introduction to Sustainable Development in... read more