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With world economies jolted down by COVID-19, there is a critical need to identify and develop relevant workforce skills. In India, it is reported that around 140 million laborers have lost their jobs and livelihoods due to COVID-19. The social ...
COL has responded to a request from Zambia’s Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) to build the capacity of TVET educators in online learning. In partnership with the Technical and Vocational Teachers College (TVTC), a cascading train-the-trainers ...
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.  ...