COL is inviting participants to a webinar on 6 October 2021, which will explore the trajectory to female leadership.  Moderated by Professor Asha Kanwar, President and CEO, the webinar will bring together three prominent women who will offer insights on their personal journeys to leadership... read more

How can smart education help reshape educational ecosystems? What strategies and policies are needed to improve quality and boost access? These are some of the questions that COL is addressing through the project “Rethinking and Redesigning National Smart Education Strategy.” It is being... read more

With COL’s support, Zambian furniture makers are building their capacity to produce quality wares for the local market. A sofa made during a workplace training at Nakadoli Furniture Co-operative (NFC) was recently sold for ZMK 7,000 – well above the average for outdoor display markets. The... read more

COL’s popular online course “Introduction to Artificial Intelligence for IT and non-IT Professionals” is now available across the Commonwealth and beyond. Organised in partnership with the Virtual University of Pakistan (VUP), it will be launched on September 20 and will run for six weeks. The... read more

Until the birth of her third child, Sangita Tupe worked as a daily wage labourer in her native village. The money was never enough, and the situation became especially dire when the family was forced to go into debt to cover medical expenses due to neo-natal complications. Around that time,... read more

In the photo: Rahma Njengite (Tanzania) Providing learning opportunities for vulnerable, hard-to-reach women and girls is one of the best investments towards sustainable development. Yet according to UNESCO, women account for two thirds of the 750 million adults without basic literacy skills... read more

The Advanced Cybersecurity Training for Teachers course is now open for registration and will begin on September 6, 2021. The main objective of this course is to empower teachers and other educators with advanced cybersecurity techniques that can be deployed within a learning institution to... read more

COL has supported Nauru to launch an app to improve nutrition and diversify food production in the country. It is a result of collaboration with Nauru’s Department of Commerce, Industry and Environment (CIE) and Department of Education, and the... read more

COL is offering a hands-on, activity-based course to help teachers in the Pacific and beyond improve their digital skills. Using free and open-source software, participants will learn how to develop teaching materials for their classrooms and share them as Open Educational... read more

Bagcinile Zungu is a 42-year-old stay-at-home mom who lives with her husband and five children in an informal location in KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa. Recently, together with her 22-year-old daughter, Nomfanelo, she completed an online course under the Commonwealth Digital Education... read more