Thanks to the generous support of the governments of Canada and Australia, COL will support secondary schooling, training and skills development for girls and women using open and distance learning under two separate projects: 1) Preventing Child, Early and Forced Marriage, supported by Global... read more
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
GIRLS Inspire is a Commonwealth of Learning (COL) project established to mobilise the power of open and distance learning (ODL) to provide secondary schooling and skills development training to women and girls who are prevented from attending schools by barriers such as early marriage, cultural... read more
This report explores the results of the Baseline-Endline study conducted throughout the project to capture its long-term impacts, and was conceptualised through the Performance Measurement Framework (PMF). Surveys were created to measure changes in attitudes and behaviours from before and after... read more
This is the final report to Global Affairs Canada (GAC) on the three-year GIRLS Inspire–CEFM project, which concluded on 31 March 2019. It provides an evidence-based narrative of progress made towards the achievement of each of the expected outcomes and outputs identified in the Logic Model and... read more
A collection of five info cards which explores the GIRLS Inspire Reaching the Unreached project model, its strategies and the impacts of the programme for women and girls and their communities.
Summary of the GIRLS Inspire project in Bangladesh, India, Mozambique, Pakistan and Tanzania and its connection with the Sustainable Development Goals.