All inquiries concerning employment opportunities may be directed to:

Director: Finance, Administration & Human Resources

Fax: +1 604 775 8210
E-mail: opportunities


Job Opportunities

Commonwealth of Learning (COL) helps governments and institutions to expand the scale, efficiency and quality of learning by using new approaches, appropriate technologies and open and distance learning (ODL) methodologies. Headquartered in British Columbia, Canada, COL promotes innovation and works with Member States to facilitate learning for sustainable development. It is financed by voluntary contributions from Commonwealth governments.

Current openings

COL invites applications for the following positions:

To Apply: A full job description for each post is available as a PDF download at the job links above. Interested applicants must provide a resume and cover letter highlighting their professional background. Applications must be submitted to COL by email to indicating in the subject line which position the application is to be considered for. 

Consulting Opportunities

COL supplements its staff resources and internal expertise by contracting consultants to undertake some of its programme work in the implementation and delivery of its strategic plan.

The expertise of consultants may be required at various stages for such services as:

  • Needs analysis and feasibility study services
  • Workshop facilitation, training and instructional design
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Other short and medium term professional and technical assistance.
  • A consultant or team of consultants may be commissioned.

If you are interested in consulting opportunities with the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), a Consultant Form must be completed and returned to us. It will provide us with information on your background in open learning/distance education, training of distance educators, instructional design/materials development, educational technology/media, environmental education, gender and development, planning and management, research and evaluation, etc.