The impacts of globalisation, technological advancement, climate change and now COVID-19 have challenged organisations to find ways to contribute to sustainable leadership, while working towards gender equality. In an effort to help young women and ...
In an online ceremony held on 19 November 2020, COL’s President and CEO, Professor Asha Kanwar symbolically handed over 30 Aptus devices and 300 tablets to The Honourable Jeffrey Lloyd, Minister of Education, The Bahamas to help build education ...
COL has been working with the Tuvalu Atoll Science, Technology and Training Institute (TASTTI) to build its capacity to deliver trades training using open educational resources (OER). Close to 200 persons have benefitted from a training  ...
On 18 November, COL will be co-hosting a satellite engagement event in the framework of the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) Presidents’ Forum 2020.  Discussions on “Leading Open Education during COVID-19” will be ...
COL’s President and CEO Professor Asha Kanwar participated in the virtual edition of the Diplomats Induction Programme (DIP), which is hosted annually by the Commonwealth Secretariat in collaboration with COL and the Commonwealth Foundation. “In ...
COL is actively working with African universities to implement quality assurance processes, most recently at the University of Buea (UB) in Cameroon. In October 2020, COL facilitated a five-day workshop to support the university’s Distance Education ...
With COL’s support, the Tamale College of Education (TACE) in Ghana hosted a workshop on resources and tools for collaborative learning in teacher professional development, including OER. The event also marked the transition to phase two of ‘Teacher ...
COL President and CEO Professor Asha Kanwar participated in the General Meeting of UNESCO’s Global Alliance for Literacy (GAL). Held under the theme of “GAL in times of the COVID-19 crisis and beyond,” the two-day event aimed to review the impact of ...
Photo courtesy of Virtual University of Pakistan   CEMCA organised an online capacity-building training for the faculty of Virtual University of Pakistan (VU) in October 2020. Titled “Adoption of Open Educational Resources (OER),” the ...
Over 1,500 participants from 63 countries, including 44 Commonwealth nations, joined COL’s new MOOC Cybersecurity Training for Teachers . The course targets primary and secondary-school teachers as well as other education practitioners currently ...