The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) will welcome participants from nine Pacific countries to a regional workshop on open educational resources (OER) course design for technical and vocational education and training (TVET), from 26 to 29 June 2017 in ...
The Board of Governors of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) held their annual meeting in Vancouver, Canada, on 16 June 2017. Dr Linda Sissons, CNZM was re-appointed Chair for a second three-year term. Dr Sissons is Chief Executive of Primary ITO ...
The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) welcomes four new members to its Board of Governors: The Honourable Dr Unity Dow, The Honourable Mr Narul Islam Nahid, Lord David Terence Puttnam and Mr K. K. Sharma. The new board members joined the COL board in ...
Professor Asha Kanwar, President and CEO of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), will speak at the University of Ibadan on 26 January 2017 on the topic “Innovation in Higher Education?” as part of a two-day training programme on open and distance ...
Professor Asha Kanwar, President and CEO of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), to deliver the first public lecture of the National Open University of Nigeria’s (NOUN) Distinguished Lecture Series in Abuja, Nigeria, on Wednesday, 27 July 2016. Prof ...
The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and UNESCO officially launched their latest publication, "Making Sense of MOOCs: A Guide for Policy Makers in Developing Countries," this morning in Paris, France. The guide is designed to raise ...
Professor Asha Kanwar, President and CEO of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) addressed the graduates of the Open University of Sri Lanka as she received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters (D. Lit.) Honoris Causa, on 17 May 2016. “It is ...
In a special convocation held at the Barbican Center in London, the Open University conferred an honorary Doctor of the University degree on Professor Asha Kanwar. The degree was presented by Dr. Peter Horrocks, Vice Chancellor of the Open ...
​GIRLS Inspire - a new initiative to reach the hard-to-reach women and girls in five Commonwealth countries to achieve their potential through learning The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals cannot be achieved unless we provide girls ...
A recent study commissioned by the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) shows that for every dollar invested in an open schooling programme in Belize, more than eight-and-a-half dollars will be returned to the local economy. Open schools are recognised ...