8 May 2020, Burnaby, Canada –The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) has entered into a partnership with Coursera to facilitate free access to 3,800 courses designed to skill and reskill citizens of Commonwealth Member States for livelihoods. The ...
20 April 2020, Burnaby, BC, Canada -- The unprecedented impact of COVID-19 on teaching and learning is a worldwide concern, with over 1.5 billion learners not attending schools. Keeping the doors of learning open during this crisis is the ...
22 September 2020 3 pm AST/ 12 pm PDT THE EVENT WILL BE STREAMED LIVE 17 September 2020, Burnaby, Canada - Recognising the unique opportunity to boost their employability in the face of economic disruptions caused by COVID-19, thousands of ...
19 August 2020, Burnaby, Canada - Over 2,300 learners from 17 African nations who had successfully completed online courses under the COL-Coursera Workforce Recovery Initiative were recognised at a virtual convocation on 18 August 2020. ...
MEDIA ADVISORY 18 August 2020 9:00 am PDT / 6:00 pm CAT THE EVENT WILL BE STREAMED LIVE   14 August 2020, Burnaby, Canada - A virtual convocation will bring together learners from 17 African nations to celebrate the successful ...
7 July 2020, Burnaby, Canada –The COL-Coursera Workforce Recovery Programme has now been scaled up to offer new skills to 50,000 unemployed citizens of the Commonwealth. Launched in May 2020, it has already attracted 10,000 learners from 40 ...
6 July 2020, Burnaby, Canada - Professor Narend Baijnath, Chief Executive Officer, Council on Higher Education (CHE), South Africa has been named Chair of the Board of Governors of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL). He takes on the new role as ...
BURNABY, CANADA, 26 JUNE 2020 – The Commonwealth of Learning is pleased to announce that the 10th Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning (PCF10) will be held in Calgary, Canada, in September 2022, in partnership with Athabasca University (AU). ...
With an increasing number of states, provinces and even whole countries closing institutions of learning as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, 363 million learners worldwide are being impacted (UNESCO, 2020). How can we ensure that valuable ...
17 October 2019, Burnaby, BC, Canada - In an effort to build the capacities of government officials  and educational institutions to develop national and institutional OER policies, COL and UNESCO have released Guidelines on the ...