7th Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning (PCF7)

COL's Seventh Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning (PCF7) will be held in Abuja, Nigeria, in November 2013. This event is co-hosted by the Federal Ministry of Education. The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) is the lead partner institution. The five-day programme is designed to explore applications of open and distance learning in widening educational access, bridging the digital divide and advancing the social and economic development of communities and nations at large. UNESCO’s Communication and Information Sector will participate in this event and demonstrate the Open Educational Resources (OER) Programme.
The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) is helping to increase the capacities of developing nations to meet the demands for improving access to quality education and training.

COL's Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning is held biennially.


Type of Event Meeting by Member States or Institutions
Start 09.11.2012 08:00 local time
End 09.11.2012 16:00 local time
Date to be fixed 1
Focal point Caine, Abel
Organizer Federal Ministry of Education, Nigeria
Contact Abel Caine (a.caine@unesco.org)
Country Nigeria
City Abuja
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants
Official Website
Link 1 Commonwealth of Learning (COL)
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