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COL is an intergovernmental organisation that promotes the development and sharing of open learning and helps Commonwealth Member States and institutions harness the potential of distance learning and technologies for expanding access to education and training.

  • Speech at COL's 30th Anniversary Reception 

    Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-06-13)
    Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at COL's 30th Anniversary Reception, Metropolitan Hotel Vancouver, Canada, 13 June 2018.
  • The Commonwealth of Learning at 30 

    Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning, 2018-06-13)
    Reflections by Sir John Daniel, O.C. (President of COL 2004-12) on COL's 30 years of service to the Commonwealth.
  • Access and Affordability in Higher Education (Pre-print) 

    Kanwar, Asha; Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-06)
    The demand for Higher education continues to rise. A key driver of this demand, according to a recent World Bank working paper, is the steady return on investment. The average rate of return on investment for private and ...
  • Technology Enabled Learning for Sustainable Development 

    Mead Richardson, Alison (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-05-31)
    Presented by Dr Alison Mead Richardson, Education Specialist: Technical & Vocational Skills Development, Commonwealth of Learning, at the International Forum on Dual Education & Corporate Responsibility, Puebla, Mexico, ...
  • Collaborative Approach to OER Policy and Guidelines Development in the Commonwealth: The Case of Botswana, Cameroon and Sri Lanka 

    Abeywardena, Ishan S (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-05-30)
    Presented by Dr Ishan Abeywardena, Adviser: Open Educational Resources, Commonwealth of Learning, at the Festival of Learning 2018, Vancouver, Canada, 30 May 2018. // Access to relevant learning resources is an important ...

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