COL is pleased to announce that it has received an A++ score from the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) for its 2015/16 Project Completion Review. This is the highest score awarded by DFID and indicates that they found ...
Four pilot courses for technical and vocational skills development have been developed in Tuvalu, following a workshop in Funafuti, Tuvalu, in August 2016. The courses, which are developed as open educational resources, are Working with Concrete, ...
Antigua and Barbuda have adopted the Lifelong Learning for Farmers model (L3F) in order to stimulate their agricultural sector. COL is working with the Agricultural Extension Division and the Support for Women and Youth in Agriculture ...
The Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA), a regional centre of COL, developed a new mobile application to integrate multimedia into printed course materials: Print2Screen. Using Quick Response Codes (QR codes) or 2D barcodes, ...
With about 458,000 students, the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) is one of the largest open universities in the Commonwealth. NOUN was interested in exploring massive open online courses (MOOCs) as a way to reach more learners at a lower ...
The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) is conducting six Regional Consultations around the world in the lead up to the 2nd World Open Educational Resources (OER) Congress, scheduled to be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, from 18 to 20 September 2017. The ...
In September 2015, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was adopted at the UN Sustainable Development Summit. To mark the first year anniversary of the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), COL is hosting a webinar ...
Join COL's GIRLS Inspire initiative for a webinar on monitoring and evaluation (M&E) on Thursday, 25 August 2016. Speakers will include: Kuntal De, Consultant, Mann Deshi Foundation Frances Ferreira, Senior Advisor - Women & Girls, ...
Prof Asha Kanwar, President and CEO of the Commonwealth of Learning, met with Ghana’s Honourable Minister of Education, Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, in Accra on 2 August 2016. The two leaders discussed skills development for girls, ...
Prof Asha Kanwar, President and CEO of the Commonwealth of Learning, met with senior officials in Abuja on 29 July 2016 to discuss joint education efforts. At an initial meeting, Prof Kanwar met with senior officials including the Honourable ...