The “ICDE Virtual Global Conference Week 2021: Upskilling and upscaling for quality Open, Flexible and Distance Learning (OFDL)” will take place during the week of 25 - 29 October 2021 and will consist of an academic programme adapted to various time zones that will bring together the global educational community to develop skills and knowledge in delivering quality OFDL.
- The African Council for Distance Education (ACDE) has announced the 6th African Council for Distance Education conference, slated to hold from 27th – 29th September, 2021.
- In the wake of the pandemic, many institutions have been offering education using distance, blended or online methods. Sometimes this occurs in the absence of any national or institutional policy.
- COL has launched COLcommons.org, a brand-new platform with competency-based, professional development micro-courses.
- COL has partnered with The Forum for Agriculture Research in Africa (FARA) to build the capacity of researchers using scalable online courses in Research, Extension and Education.