The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and the University of Seychelles’ James Michel Blue Economy Research Institute are collaborating on a new massive open online course titled “Understanding the Blue Economy”. Officially launched in Seychelles on 7... Read More
A message from Professor Asha Kanwar, COL’s President and CEO, on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2017. Watch the video message Greetings from the Commonwealth of Learning on International Women’s Day.  The theme this year is “Women in... Read More
The Open Educational Resources (OER) Regional Consultation for the Middle East and North Africa brought 42 participants from 12 countries together in Doha, Qatar, from 27 to 28 February to discuss the role of OER in ensuring inclusive and... Read More
Forty participant from 23 countries gathered for the Open Educational Resources (OER) Regional Consultation for the Africa in Port Louis, Mauritius, from 2 to 3 March 2017 to discuss the role of OER in ensuring inclusive and equitable quality... Read More
More than 70 participants from 25 countries gathered in Malta from 23 to 24 February to discuss the role of open educational resources (OER) in ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education, as part of a series of six regional consultations... Read More
The Convention on the Rights of the Child details the protection rights of children, including protection from violence, child labour, exploitation, trafficking and more. Yet, many children are still at risk. As part of the GIRLS Inspire... Read More
COL President and CEO sent a video message to congratulate Jamaica on the launch of their National Qualifications Framework. Addressing Jamaica Education Minister Ruel Reid, Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer of the Jamaica Tertiary... Read More
COL Vice President Dr K. Balasubramanian spoke at the Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia 2017 Conference on 6 February 2017. Speaking on the topic of "Structure, Function and Impact of Lifelong Learning Using ICT and ODL", Dr... Read More
Professor Asha Kanwar, President and CEO of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), spoke at the University of Ibadan on 26 January 2017 on the topic “Open Educational Resources: Innovation in Higher Education?” as part of a two-day training programme... Read More
COL recognised outstanding achievement in this year’s Excellence in Distance Education Awards (EDEA), held at the Eighth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The awards acknowledge excellence achieved at many... Read More