25 July 2016 – Professor Asha Kanwar, President and CEO of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), to deliver the first public lecture of the National Open University of Nigeria’s (NOUN) Distinguished Lecture Series in Abuja, Nigeria, on Wednesday... Read More
16 June 2016 - The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and UNESCO officially launched their latest publication, "Making Sense of MOOCs: A Guide for Policy Makers in Developing Countries," this morning in Paris, France. The guide is... Read More
19 May 2016 - Professor Asha Kanwar, President and CEO of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) addressed the graduates of the Open University of Sri Lanka as she received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters (D. Lit.) Honoris Causa, on 17 May 2016... Read More
21 April 2016 - In a special convocation held at the Barbican Center in London, the Open University conferred an honorary Doctor of the University degree on Professor Asha Kanwar. The degree was presented by Dr. Peter Horrocks, Vice Chancellor... Read More
1 October 2015 - The Commonwealth of Learning announces the appointment of Dr. K. Balasubramanian (Bala) as the new Vice President of COL who will take up the appointment on 16 October 2015. Dr. Bala has a vast range of experience in... Read More
8 July 2015 - The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) welcomed distinguished guests Wednesday morning at its headquarters in Burnaby, British Columbia for a special announcement that will bolster its support to girls and women of the Commonwealth... Read More
4 May 2015 – Today, the International Training Centre of the ILO (itc-ilo) in collaboration with the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) launched the Crowdfunding for Development (CF4Dev) massive open online course (MOOC). The CF4Dev MOOC will build... Read More
27 April 2015 – Today, 19 Pakistani Vice Chancellors, representatives of the British Council and Higher Education Commission Pakistan, arrived in Vancouver, Canada for a ten-day study tour. The tour is hosted in collaboration with the Commonwealth... Read More
29 March 2015 – The Open Education Consortium awarded the Commonwealth of Learning/President and CEO, Professor Asha Kanwar, with the Open Education Excellence Award for the open MOOC “Mobiles for Development”. The Open Education Awards for... Read More
Members of the Transnational Qualifications Framework (TQF) Management Committee
19 March 2015 - Members of the Transnational Qualifications Framework (TQF) Management Committee announced the completion of the review of The Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) TQF. The Open University of Malaysia... Read More