Partnership for ODFL in the Pacific

News Selection – February 2022 With support from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, New Zealand, COL launched the ‘Partnership for Open, Distance and Flexible Learning in the Pacific’ project, in collaboration with PACFOLD. This five-year project aims to enhance the capacity and efficiency of the Pacific education sector through the greater use of … Read more

Capacity Building in Skills Development in the Pacific with Open, Flexible and Technology-Enhanced Learning

A workshop on Capacity Building in Skills Development in the Pacific with Open, Flexible and Technology-Enhanced Learning was recently held at the Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort. This workshop brought together 30 professionals from eight countries (Fiji, New Zealand, Tonga, Kiribati, Tuvalu, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, and Canada) across the Pacific. It was organized by the Centre for … Read more

Workshop on Professionalising Youth Work in the Pacific

The Pacific Centre for Flexible and Open Learning for Development (PACFOLD) at the University of the South Pacific (USP) in collaboration with the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and the Commonwealth Higher Education Consortium for Youth Work convened a regional workshop on ‘Professionalising Youth Work in the Pacific’ in Suva, 24 – 27 June 2019. Thirty-two … Read more

Ninth Pan Commonwealth Forum 2019

PCF9 to be held in Edinburgh during 9-12 September 2019 The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and The Open University (OU), United Kingdom will co-host COL’s ninth Pan-Commonwealth Forum (PCF9) at BT Murrayfield, Edinburgh, Scotland during 9 to 12 September 2019. This timing marks both the end of the OU’s 50th anniversary celebration and COL’s 30th … Read more

Human Resource Capacity Building in Technology Enabled Learning for the Pacific:Tonga and Samoa Workshops

The Project for Human Resource Capacity Building in Technology Enabled Learning (TEL) for the Pacific (HRCBTEL4Pac) workshop is an outcome of the 2018 Commonwealth of Learning (COL) Pacific Focal Point meeting held in Fiji. One of the outcomes of the meeting was to send Technology Enabled Learning Education Specialists from COL and Pacific Centre for … Read more

PACFOLD in 2017

It certainly has been an active year with PACFOLD thanks to our friends, partners and collaborators who have provided trust, support and fellowship. This is a short look back with appreciation for 2017. PACIFIC OER TVET WORKSHOP “In line with country priorities to increase access to improved quality skills training, COL has been supporting the … Read more