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Rwanda is an East African country with over 13.7 million people (World Bank, 2022).
COL’s work in Rwanda is in the areas of Higher Education, Teacher Education and Skills For Work. Learners from Rwanda are also benefitting from COL’s free, open online courses and other available resources.


  • 2,664 certificates have been issued to learners from Rwanda under the Skills Online programme.


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 partnerships support COL’s work in communities and institutions across Commonwealth Member States. Partnerships 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 Rwanda include:

  • Ministry of Education
  • Rwanda Basic Education Board
  • Rwanda Telecentre Network
  • University of Rwanda
  • University of Technology and Arts of Byumba

Key Contacts

Focal Point

Eng. Pascal Gatabazi
Chief Technical Advisor
Ministry of Education

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