COL will organise webinars to share information on relevant topics and to allow participants to engage with experts to get a better understanding of specific themes. This section will be updated on a regular basis and a wide range of people will be invited to join.
The current pandemic has seen a rise in the use of learning management systems and social media platforms as tools for learning. Women have generally been regarded as early adopters of technologies, including social media.1 Whereas some studies have concluded that gender is irrelevant in online learning as the systems are
Women’s empowerment and gender equality are central to the Commonwealth of Learning’s agenda of “learning for development.” COL initiated the Commonwealth Wise Women (CWW) mentoring project to empower women and girls to achieve their leadership potential and to influence the next generation of leaders. Join us to listen to our
Online gender-based violence is as pervasive and destructive as offline violence. Rooted in gender inequalities found in society, it includes cyber-harassment, violations of privacy and hate speech. Global figures indicate that 73%1 of women have experienced some form of cyberviolence. With the onset of COVID-19, women and girls are increasingly
Globally, women are less likely to access skills development and to find a job. Women face ‘gender biases in occupational choices; barriers to education and training, especially in rural and informal economies; sociocultural and economic constraints; and low representation of women in STEM subjects’.1 This inequity has been further exacerbated
The Code for the Next Wave I invite you to join me and Commonwealth of Learning as I share the transformational Code Method, an inspiring process for students, teachers and mentors to find hope, strength and resilience in these turbulent times. Speaker: Shaun Tomson Date & Time: Wednesday, 14 Oct