COL welcomes Maldives back to the Commonwealth.

School-age Population by Education Level1

26,182

 

46,388

Secondary

 

Tertiary

 

 

Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Secondary Education
for the school year ending in 1

n/a

 

n/a

Female

 

Male

 

 

Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Tertiary Education
for the school year ending 20171

59.8%

 

16.6%

Female

 

Male

 

 

Percentage of female teachers in 1

n/a

 

n/a

Secondary 

 

Tertiary

 

 

1. UNESCO Institute for Statistics Data Centre, retrieved in March 2020

 

3.6 166.4
Fixed-telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1 Mobile-cellular subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1

 

 

 
10.4 54.5
Fixed-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1 Mobile-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants1

 

 

 
73.6 63.2
Households with a computer (%)1 Individuals using the internet (%)1

 

 

1. International Telecommunication Union (ITU) ICT Eye Country profile, retrieved in March 2020

Highlights

Maldives rejoined the Commonwealth in February 2020 and benefits from activities under the auspices of the Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia. Learners from Maldives have participated in online courses hosted by COL’s Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth and the Skills Online and Technology-Enabled Learning initiatives.

Partners

Partnerships are fundamental to COL’s work. Strategic partnerships allow COL to broaden its reach and engage at global, regional and national levels, while implementation partners support COL’s work in communities and institutions across Commonwealth Member States. Partners include multilateral organisations, regional bodies, national governments, government agencies, foundations, civil society organisations, public and private (not-for-profit) institutions and the private sector. COL partnerships assist in improving and extending teaching and learning services to people in the developing Commonwealth.

COL’s partners in Maldives include:

  • Ministry of Education
  • Maldives National University
  • National Institute of Education
  • Villa College