This toolkit is designed for development practitioners, government officials, academics, monitoring and evaluation specialists, and researchers who are interested in measuring empowerment. It includes a framework for measuring empowerment, developed by COL, for use by development practitioners and... read more
The Commonwealth of Learning has developed this toolkit to help teachers and teacher educators learn more about gender mainstreaming, specifically: - why gender equality is important to students, teachers, communities and governments, and - how teachers, education institutions and other... read more
COL has designed an Institutional Scorecard to help its partners monitor the status of gender mainstreaming. The Scorecard is intended to provide insight into organisational/institutional policies and practices in relation to gender mainstreaming. This will be achieved, first, by conducting a... read more
This publication addresses the intersection of gender and information and communication technologies (ICT) as reflected in the primary research literature and in educational practices and policies of the Commonwealth, the USA and Scandinavian countries. It summarises outcomes of two large-scale... read more
Use this checklist when designing and implementing projects using ICTs to ensure that your project is accessible to both women and men. By putting strategies in place to address the following barriers you will increase your chances of fully benefiting from the talents and resources of both women... read more
Every child, regardless of gender, has the right to an education that offers not only academic learning but also training in the skills they will need to be successful in their particular environment. However, as recent statistics indicate, a significant percentage of children are still unable to... read more
This guide has been developed as a tool to enhance gender-equality considerations in learning materials. The publication is designed for writers and revisers who prepare and develop curricula, as well as educators responsible for course delivery and evaluation. It provides up-to-date information... read more
This rubric is designed for course writers, editors, revisers, content developers, illustrators and educators, who are responsible for course assessment and evaluation. It can be used at any stage of course development to strengthen its gender-responsiveness.    
A message from Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2020.    
Driven by the Government of Canada’s strong efforts to end child, early and forced marriage (CEFM), COL launched GIRLS Inspire in 2016. This project is funded by Global Affairs Canada (GAC) and is implemented in Bangladesh, Mozambique, Pakistan and Tanzania. // This report captures the progress of... read more