COL President and CEO Professor Asha Kanwar was conferred an honorary doctorate degree from Athabasca University (AU) on 8 June 2019 in recognition of her global leadership in open and distance learning. In her convocation address, Professor ...
  GIRLS Inspire hosted a side event at the Women Deliver Conference on 6 June 2019 in Vancouver, Canada which featured presentations on ‘Stories of Community Engagement: How Social Media Plays a Part in Preventing Child, Early and Forced ...
The Southern African Development Community Centre for Distance Education (SADC-CDE), with support from COL, hosted a workshop to sensitise participants to open schooling and introduce COL’s Open and Innovative Schooling model in Kigali, Rwanda from ...
Professor Asha Kanwar, COL President & CEO welcomed The Honourable Ms Claudiana Ayo Cole, Minister of Basic and Secondary Education (MoBSE), The Gambia to COL on 5 June 2019. Discussions focused on country priorities including curriculum ...
The ‘Blockchain for Managers: Introduction and Applications’ MOOC bolstered its online learning experience with in-person mentoring sessions held from 20 to 24 May 2019 in Mauritius. Lead faculty worked with learners from government services and ...
Professor Asha Kanwar, COL President & CEO, met with Dr. The Right Honourable Keith Mitchell, Prime Minister of Grenada on 24 May in St. George's, Grenada. Prime Minister Mitchell was briefed on the various activities COL has undertaken with ...
GIRLS Inspire’s Side Event at the Women Deliver 2019 Conference on 6 June 2019 in Vancouver, Canada will feature lively presentations and discussions on ‘Stories of Community Engagement: How Social Media Plays a Part in Preventing Child, Early and ...
Thirty-seven stakeholders from various universities and teacher education institutions in seven countries in Africa came together for the ‘Train-the-Trainers Workshop on Quality Assurance for Teacher Training and Professional Development’ organised ...
Twenty-four women aspiring to assume leadership positions in open and distance learning (ODL) and ICT-based fields gathered at Wawasan Open University (WOU) in Penang, Malaysia from 26 to 28 April for the Pan-Commonwealth Training Programme on Women ...
With the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), business and industry across the globe are looking for opportunities to create win-win situations for increased economic growth and conservation of the environment. The upcoming MOOC on ...