A new edition of the course on Planning a Family and Intergenerational Literacy and Learning (FILL) Programme starts on April 12, 2021. The course, offered by COL and the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL), will run for a period of four weeks. This collaboration builds on COL’s... read more

In response to the increased need for practices, processes and systems for effective last mile teaching and teacher professional development in partner countries, COL has launched the Educational Podcasting for Innovative Classrooms (EPIC) platform.  Owing to the closure of schools and... read more

Primary teacher Emily Favory works in what she calls a “mainstream” school in Mauritius. It was a desire to help Tessa, her five-year old student, that prompted Emily to enrol in COL’s course on ‘Disability Needs Assessment and Assistive Technologies.’ Tessa had been facing speech difficulties... read more

In collaboration with the National Institute of Education, Maldives, CEMCA organised an online capacity-building training on virtual labs for teachers and teacher educators in February 2021. The three-day event brought together 194 specialists from the country in the areas of physics, chemistry,... read more

The ‘Inclusive Teaching and Learning’ (ITL) course developed by COL and the team from Open University’s TESSA programme is now open for registration. The four-week course starts 11 February 2021 and focuses on what it means to be an inclusive teacher. It is premised on the assumption that all... read more

COL’s Advanced Cybersecurity Training for Teachers (ACTT) online course is now open for registration. The main objective of the course, which starts 8 February 2021, is to empower teachers with advanced cybersecurity techniques that can be deployed within a learning institution to minimise cyber... read more

An online co-design workshop was organised by COL in November 2020 in collaboration with The Open University (OU), UK to initiate the development of two Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in inclusive education–‘Inclusive Teaching and Learning’ and ‘Creating an Inclusive School’–to be launched in... read more

With COL’s support, the Tamale College of Education (TACE) in Ghana hosted a workshop on resources and tools for collaborative learning in teacher professional development, including OER. The event also marked the transition to phase two of ‘Teacher Futures–Ghana.’   The workshop was... read more

In order to support institutions in advancing learning within families to mitigate the education crisis caused by COVID-19, COL and the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) have announced an online course on planning family and intergenerational literacy and learning (FILL). The first... read more

In what might go down as the year of the biggest educational disruption of all time, COL stands with all teachers for their leadership, resilience, and creative response to an unprecedented learning crisis. On this World Teachers' Day, we celebrate teacher management agencies, governments and... read more