A new flexible course, supported by the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) as part of a grant from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, aims to address the need for technicians with the skills necessary to design and install home solar photovoltaic ...
The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) welcomed a delegation from Beijing Normal University at its Vancouver office on 2 August 2017. Led by Vice President Professor Chen Li, the group also included Professor Zhang Weiyuan, Professor Xiao Ying Feng and ...
COL is partnering with Women Deliver, a global organisation that advocates for girls and women, to design and deliver a series of massive open online courses to over 400 participants of the Women Deliver Young Leaders Program. The courses will be ...
From tablet computers in remote locations to gender-sensitive student councils, the most recent issue of the Journal of Learning for Development (Vol. 4, No. 2) covers a wide range of topics related to open and distance learning, innovations in ...
COL and the National Teachers’ Institute (NTI) in Kaduna, Nigeria, jointly organised a capacity building workshop on the Green Teacher programme, from 19 to 23 June 2017. The Green Teacher Programme addresses the rapidly growing need for ...
The July 2017 issue of Connections is now available. Topics covered in this issue include: Regional Consultations on OER Top 4 trends in higher education Open textbooks and costs: What does research tell us? INVEST Africa reaches  ...
COL consultant Prof Muhammad Junaid welcomed Mr Nabieu Kamara, the Director of Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of Sierra Leone and twenty-two participants to a Project Design Workshop for the Integrated In-service ...
Professor Asha Kanwar spoke at the International Forum on ICT and Education 2030 organised by UNESCO from 10 to 11 July 2017 in Qingdao, the People's Republic of China. The main focus of the Forum was to harness information and communication ...
Funded by Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the “Reaching the Unreached through Open and Distance Learning” project, under the Commonwealth of Learning’s GIRLS Inspire initiative, aimed to reach women and girls who are prevented ...
The Commonwealth of Learning, in collaboration with the University of Seychelles’ James Michel Blue Economy Research Institute, is offering a free online course on the Blue Economy. The course, titled “Understanding the Blue Economy,” is aimed ...