One of the challenges faced by institutions like the National Teachers Institute (NTI) in Kaduna, Nigeria, is the constraint in supporting the expanding number of distance learners, many of whom are practicing teachers in primary and secondary schools across the country. COL has been working with... read more

Problem-Based Learning (PBL) has been recognised as one of the learner-centred pedagogies with the potential to influence learning outcomes in the school system of Ghana. COL supported a recent workshop at Tamale College of Education (TACE) to introduce teacher educators and teachers to the... read more

COL is supporting partners to build capacity in open, distance and technology-enabled learning and in  monitoring and evaluation of these programmes to track results. Towards this end, a training session was held at the National Teachers’ Institute (NTI), Kaduna on 7 – 8 November, 2019 to... read more

COL, in collaboration with The Open University (OU), UK supported the Ministry of Education (MoE) and the Kenya Institute of Special Education (KISE) in hosting a Learning Design Workshop from 25 to 29 November 2019. This activity is part of KISE’s implementation of COL’s ‘Teacher Futures’ model... read more

Teacher professional learning and development must be a priority, if the sustainable development goals are to be realised. These sentiments were expressed by the Principal, Tamale College of Education (TACE), Dr Sulemana Iddrisu, during the official opening of a school-based teacher development... read more

Harnessing the potential of ODL and technologies to promote gender equality is one of COL’s key priorities.  In a bid to develop gender-responsive training resources, the National Teachers Institute (NTI) in Kaduna hosted a Gender Analysis workshop in September 2019 with support from COL.... read more

Since the official launch of the Green Teacher Nigeria (GTN) one year ago, enrollment in this programme offered by the National Teachers’ Institute (NTI) Kaduna has surpassed 11,000. These teachers will complete their courses having gained knowledge in environmental education as part of their... read more

Pictured: Alimamy Saidu Bangura “Young Teachers: The Future of the Profession” is the theme of the World Teachers’ Day this year, and COL joins in celebrating all the young and young-at-heart who are taking on this profession with a heightened sense of belonging and optimism, and a strong... read more

The theme for this year’s World Teachers’ Day was “Young Teachers: The Future of the Profession”. We congratulate all the young teachers around the world for their service to humanity and their communities. The questions we must ask are: Are we doing enough to attract young people into the noble... read more

As part of the community linkage strategy in the ‘Teacher Futures’ model being implemented in Kenya, COL supported a two-day workshop from 22 to 23 July 2019 at the Kenya Institute of Special Education (KISE) in Nairobi. The workshop aimed at sensitising the participants on the role of... read more