Youth unemployment is a serious policy crisis in many developing countries. Three quarters of the population in Uganda are youth below the age of 30. A major cause of youth unemployment is... more

COL is the first intergovernmental organisation in the world to have created a policy for open educational resources (OER) in 2011. This came out of COL’s focus on increasing access to... more

A COL study at the Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (RGUKT), India found that student engagement (time spent and activities online) in blended courses resulted in improved... more

COL has been providing assistance to a number of institutions since July 2015, to strengthen the effective use of information and communication technologies for teaching and learning by students... more

Recognising the trends in technology and education, COL in the beginning of the current six-year plan (July 2015) started conducting research in a new area of digital education skills for lifelong... more

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have emerged as an important way to increase access to quality learning opportunities. Having developed the guidelines for quality assurance and accreditation... more

A stakeholder meeting held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 2-3 May 2016, reviewed draft guidelines.
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have emerged as a new innovation in the field of education and more and more governments and educational intuitions are developing and offering them. While the... more

Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey (SNDT) Women's University in Mumbai, India, recently developed a Technology-Enabled Learning (TEL) policy, with the support of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL... more

Antigua and Barbuda is a Caribbean country with less than 100,000 populations. It has over 25 senior secondary schools. Antigua and Barbuda had the Education Act of 2008 and the ICT in... more