A blended event on 18 June 2020, combining a smaller in-person gathering with a larger web conference, marked the end of the first offering of a mobile-based MOOC on corporate literacy jointly offered by COL and India’s National Bank for Agriculture ...
COL’s partnership with the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) in creating new blended courses was recently acknowledged by the Hon Jeffrey Lloyd, Minister of Education. Speaking in Parliament on 16 June 2020, the Minister mentioned ...
COL is working with partners towards building resilient education systems that will be sustainable both during a crisis and beyond. A webinar series on Pedagogies for the Post COVID-19 Era was developed in response to their needs. It was launched on ...
With the declaration of COVID-19 as a global pandemic in March 2020, school campuses were closed in most countries. Governments in most developing and developed countries consequently recommended moving teaching and learning online. Even when ...
Rapidly growing interest in the environmental and economic benefits of a successful Blue Economy has more than 1,200 learners participating in a free, five-week online MOOC entitled Blue Economy: Sustainability, Innovation and our Ocean, which is ...
As the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, educators and learners alike are facing unprecedented challenges. How is this crisis impacting education outcomes in the Commonwealth and what is the way forward? On 3 June 2020, COL President and ...
On 1 June 2020, COL held consultations with Focal Points (FPs) in Asia to seek input into its new strategic plan (2021-2027).  Representatives from Bangladesh, Maldives and Sri Lanka participated and shared their national priorities.  ...
Due to school closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, teachers all over the world have been forced to move their classes online. What are the best ways to ensure student access to content, provide support and manage assessment in these new ...
On 26 May 2020, COL held consultations with Focal Points from the Pacific as part of the development of its new strategic plan (2021-2027). Representatives from Fiji, Nauru, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu joined the meeting ...
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 ...