COL’s Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) is providing support to Caribbean nations to build capacity and expertise in open and distance learning (ODL). A series of recent meetings with key stakeholders in The Bahamas, ...
Mr Christopher Joseph Kiiza has a family of four and farms five acres of mixed crops in northern Tanzania. Agriculture is essential for food security of his family; it is also an income generating activity. However, like most farmers in various ...
Ancilla Yendi is Executive Manager, Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), at the Department of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (DHERST) in Papua New Guinea (PNG). She works for a new project management unit, which has been tasked ...
COL has been supporting the Centre for International Education and Development (CINED) of Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM), Bangladesh to implement the Commonwealth Digital Education Leadership Training in Action (C-DELTA). A recent training of ...
One of the challenges faced by institutions like the National Teachers Institute (NTI) in Kaduna, Nigeria, is the constraint in supporting the expanding number of distance learners, many of whom are practicing teachers in primary and secondary ...
Taking forward the success of the popular massive open online course (MOOC) on Introduction to Technology-Enabled Learning (TEL), COL and Athabasca University (AU) have developed a new MOOC on Blended Learning Practice. The four-week ...
The eldest of five siblings, Bravin Mugangasia had to leave rural Kenya for Nairobi in search of a better life. His big break came when he was introduced to COL’s Skills Online programme – a collaboration between COL, its partners in four countries ...
More than 30 representatives of education ministries, universities and colleges, as well as education consortiums and councils from the Caribbean and beyond gathered in St Lucia on 29-30 January 2020 for the regional Capacity Building Workshop on ...
Ms Kalarani, a farmer from Alathuranpatti, Dindigul district in Tamil Nadu, India, and mother of two, juggles multiple responsibilities. She credits COL’s Lifelong Learning for Farmers (L3F) programme for helping her significantly ...
With a two-day meeting in Saint Lucia, COL launched a series of consultations to identify key regional priorities and guide the development of its new strategic plan. The event brought together COL’s Focal Points from Antigua and Barbuda, ...