COL’s commitment to and advocacy of OER is well known. Open Access (OA) is a paradigm of publication in research similar to what OER is in education. Open Access promotes free and unrestricted sharing of research publications and data similar to the ...
Ever since the Commonwealth of Learning was created, it has encouraged sharing of educational materials in the Commonwealth. In fact, when COL was established, its goal was that "any learner anywhere in the Commonwealth shall be able to study any ...
The 2015 International Women's Day theme is Make it happen. What's relevant for COL this year is the message that we should Make it happen by working towards: more women in senior leadership roles; more women in science, engineering and technology; ...
COL has a keen interest in promoting gender equality within open and distance learning (ODL). In doing so, useful, relevant data and resources are regularly collected and shared in our gender micro-site. The latter equips ODL policymakers and ...
11 October 2014 is International Day of the Girl Child The theme of this year's International Day of the Girl Child is ending the cycle of violence. Although significant progress has been made in ensuring that girls and boys globally have access ...
5th October is International Teachers' Day and we would like to join the world to remember and celebrate our teachers. We all know and agree that teachers are very critical in the education of our children. Some may argue that with the advances of ...
The life of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), launched in 2000, officially draws to a close in 2015. To establish a new set of goals ready for adoption in September 2015 during the 70th UN General Assembly, the UN Secretary General has ...
Is the cost of your textbooks prohibitive? Are you dependent on your local collage library to access those few copies of the recommended textbooks? If you are thinking that the answer to these questions is yes in any developing country, you need to ...
8 March 2014 is International Women's Day International Women's Day (IWD) has now become a day for celebrating the progress towards gender equality and women's empowerment around the world, but as its founders intended, it should continue to be a ...
How can an elementary class of children in a small school on an atoll in the Maldives access quality textbooks? Can the bush people in Kabale district of Uganda be reached for training in bee-keeping? What devices will be needed to train teachers in ...