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 international partners to facilitate learning in support of sustainable development goals. It is financed by voluntary contributions from Commonwealth governments.

There are no current openings.


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.

Current Opportunities

  • Distance Learning Tutors - Deadline: 3 March 2017
    COL is currently seeking qualified distance learning tutors to tutor one or more of five online courses: Written Communications, Oral Communications, Facilitation and Team Building, Programme Management and Data Management.

Interested consultants should review the consultancy description and send a summary of their experience, qualifications and tutoring expertise within a maximum of 400 words to and indicate from the list above which of the five courses they would be qualified for and interested in as a distance learning tutor. While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, those who have not been contacted should consider that there will be no follow-up to their application.


General Opportunities

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), please review the information sheet "Use of Consultants". 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.