Image Source: Pixabay COL, in collaboration with the UNESCO International Institute for Technology in Education (UNESCO IITE) and the Smart Learning Institute of Beijing Normal University (SLIBNU), has launched a project “Rethinking and ...
COL has supported Botswana Open University (BOU) to launch an Open Schooling Portal to improve access of different learners to quality education. While the primary purpose of this new e- portal is to enhance skills training for out-of-school ...
COL has launched a website for the ‘Partnership for Open, Distance, and Flexible Learning (ODFL) in the Pacific’ project. It contains the learning resources and news from four different workstreams while giving brief descriptions of activities ...
COL has partnered with The Forum for Agriculture Research in Africa (FARA) to build the capacity of researchers using scalable online courses in Research, Extension and Education.  On 6 July, a virtual workshop introduced the opportunities ...
In the wake of the pandemic, many institutions have been offering education using distance, blended or online methods. Sometimes this occurs in the absence of any national or institutional policy. Where national policies exist, they are not always ...
COL has launched COLcommons.org, a brand-new platform with competency-based, professional development micro-courses. Complying with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, the courses take a simple “tell and test” approach and use video and ...
On 1 July, COL commences the implementation of a new Strategic Plan. Developed against the backdrop of the disruption of education systems caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Strategic Plan 2021-2027  ...
The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) has partnered with COL to build the capacity of academic staff to use agMOOCs for student and faculty training.  A recent virtual workshop focused on their ...
As classes slowly resume in primary and secondary schools across many countries, educators have concerns about the learning loss experienced when education institutions were closed. Teacher training in OER and technology-enabled learning is one of ...
Photo courtesy of Dr George Onyango, Kenyatta University Laboratory-based science programmes have been challenging to deliver during the COVID-19 crisis, requiring educators to explore alternative ways in which to provide rigorous and productive ...