Since 2002, Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha (SSS) has operated boat schools for thousands of families in remote, flood-prone regions of northwestern Bangladesh. These floating classrooms have provided access to education to the most vulnerable and the ...
Despite disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of women from rural areas in Papua New Guinea successfully built their livelihood skills through training supported by COL. Facilitated by the Servants of Saint Joseph (SSJ) in April-May ...
COL has released a new publication to assist stakeholders in using distance learning to minimise disruptions caused by the pandemic and help them build resilient education systems for the future. Guidelines on Distance Education during COVID-19 ...
With most of the Commonwealth countries in a state of lockdown due to COVID-19, COL is continuing to offer innovative solutions to keep the doors of learning open. In April 2020, three massive open online courses (MOOCs) in agriculture were launched ...
COL held online consultations with Focal Points from Africa and Europe on 28 – 29 April 2020 to engage these key stakeholders in the development of its new strategic plan and ensure its initiatives continue to match national priorities. The meeting ...
What are the underlying principles that guide effective teaching and learning in a Digital Age and how can every instructor help students develop the thinking and attitudes that will set them up for success? A 12-part video series produced by COL ...
Increasing domestic food production has been identified as one of the strategic goals to improve food security and create conditions for healthier livelihoods in Nauru. COL has been working with the Nauruan education and agriculture departments and ...
Expert panellists from Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, North America, and the Pacific joined the initial OER4COVID consultations to discuss smoothing the transition to online learning during the pandemic by using open educational resources (OER ...
While COVID-19 continues to cause stress and disruptions in learning across the formal, informal and non-formal education sectors, open and distance learning can support the learning process. Silver Lining for Learning, a weekly live conversation ...
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 ...