The impacts of globalisation, technological advancement, climate change and now COVID-19 have challenged organisations to find ways to contribute to sustainable leadership, while working towards gender equality. In an effort to help young women and ...
Image Courtesy of OEB. COL President and CEO Professor Asha Kanwar delivered a keynote talk at Online Educa Berlin, the global, cross-sector event on technology supported learning and training. The 26th edition, which runs through 4 December 2020 ...
The November 2020 issue of Journal of Learning for Development (JL4D), COL’s open access online scholarly journal, is now available. The 18 papers and one book review in this volume are related to the COVID-19 pandemic and innovative teaching- ...
The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) is currently engaged in the process of developing a strategic plan for 2021-2027. Local, national and regional consultations around the Commonwealth have enabled COL to identify needs and priorities that are ...
Key features of COL’s comprehensive response to the education challenges caused by COVID-19 were presented at the sixth meeting of the Commonwealth Education Ministers Action Group (EMAG).  The meeting, which was held virtually, deliberated on ...
In an online ceremony held on 19 November 2020, COL’s President and CEO, Professor Asha Kanwar symbolically handed over 30 Aptus devices and 300 tablets to The Honourable Jeffrey Lloyd, Minister of Education, The Bahamas to help build education ...
COL has been working with the Tuvalu Atoll Science, Technology and Training Institute (TASTTI) to build its capacity to deliver trades training using open educational resources (OER). Close to 200 persons have benefitted from a training  ...
On 18 November, COL will be co-hosting a satellite engagement event in the framework of the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) Presidents’ Forum 2020.  Discussions on “Leading Open Education during COVID-19” will be ...
COL’s President and CEO Professor Asha Kanwar participated in the virtual edition of the Diplomats Induction Programme (DIP), which is hosted annually by the Commonwealth Secretariat in collaboration with COL and the Commonwealth Foundation. “In ...
COL is actively working with African universities to implement quality assurance processes, most recently at the University of Buea (UB) in Cameroon. In October 2020, COL facilitated a five-day workshop to support the university’s Distance Education ...