In partnership with the Concerned Youth Organisation, COL is training 2,250 women and girls in Mchinji District, Malawi to increase gender equality. Activities are implemented in rural settings with... more

Twenty four women aspiring to assume leadership positions in open and distance learning (ODL) and ICT-based fields gathered at Wawasan Open University in Penang, Malaysia in April for the Pan-... more

Representatives from governments and international development organisations met in Lilongwe, Malawi in February to discuss the Theory of Change and Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for the... more

For the Commonwealth Member States in the Caribbean, boys’ academic underperformance and high dropout rates are a matter of great concern. COL’s Strategic Plan 2015–2021 places particular emphasis on... more

Through the CEMBA/MPA programme, COL has developed special guidelines for partner institutions to ensure that more women have the opportunity to access this programme and to succeed in it.  A... more

Through COL’s Lifelong Learning for Farmers programme (L3F) in Kenya, Immaculate Ouma received training in poultry keeping and management.  Within two months, she applied for a business start-up... more