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 ...
What are some of the ways to ensure learning continuity for the most disadvantaged groups in the face of disruptions caused by COVID-19? What are COL’s innovations in linking rural women to quality learning for credit? How can basic phones be used ...
COL has supported Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF), India to build digital skills of 2,000 artisans and weavers from marginalised communities to improve livelihoods. The focus was on bookkeeping, cataloguing, using design platforms and digital ...
In order to support institutions in advancing learning within families to mitigate the education crisis caused by COVID-19, COL and the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) have announced an online course on planning family and ...