COL has supported Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF), India to build digital skills of 2,000 artisans and weavers from marginalised communities to improve livelihoods. The focus was on bookkeeping, cataloguing, using design platforms and digital payments, e-commerce. Programme participants also... read more

COL’s Commonwealth Digital Education Leadership Training in Action (C-DELTA) programme has been nominated as a finalist for the Falling Walls 2020  award in the category of Digital Education. The awards are presented at the annual conference - recognising select breakthroughs of the year in... read more

COVID-19 was no barrier to 63 young Ugandans, who have been linked to jobs or internship opportunities in IT-related fields with COL’s support. Through the “ICT for youth employability” project implemented together with the Kampabits youth-based organisation, vulnerable and unemployed youths were... read more

The seventh edition of the popular massive open online course (MOOC) on Introduction to Technology-Enabled Learning (TEL) will start on 4 October 2020. This course is designed for teachers in secondary, post-secondary and vocational education to develop their knowledge and practice in teaching... read more

COL has published a new resource to help policy makers and education leaders re-think existing models of education and training for the post-COVID-19 world. Technology-Enabled Learning: Policy, Pedagogy and Practice documents the research and best practices enabled through five years of COL’s... read more

Video address showing Professor Asha Kanwar, President and CEO, Commonwealth of Learning
COL has partnered with the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (UNESCO IITE), the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), National Research University-Higher School of Economics (HSE) and Beijing Normal University (BNU) in a new project Rethinking and... read more

What underlying principles guide effective teaching and learning in a Digital Age and what are the key skills needed? These are just some of the areas covered in the new course  released by COL to help improve the quality of teaching in campus-based, blended or fully online learning... read more

COL has been working with Kaimosi Friends University College (KAFUCO) to implement technology-enabled learning (TEL) with the goal of building teacher capacity in blended learning. A three-day workshop on blended course design, which was organised in February 2020 in Kisumu, Kenya, focused on using... read more

COL has been supporting the Centre for International Education and Development (CINED) of Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM), Bangladesh to implement the Commonwealth Digital Education Leadership Training in Action (C-DELTA). A recent training of trainers’ (TOT) workshop built digital skills of 30... read more

Have you heard of TikTok? If not, let me introduce you to this new kid on the social media block that uses 15-second videos. It is currently one of the fastest growing apps with over 1 billion users, and 800 million active monthly users. It was amongst the top five downloads in 2019 in Google Play... read more