Project profile — Canadian Board Member for the Commonwealth of Learning


2010-08-01 - 2018-07-30
Global Affairs Canada
MFM Global Issues & Dev.Branch

Country / region 

• Developing countries, unspecified (100.00%)


• Education policy and administrative management:
Education policy and administrative management (11110) (25.00%)
Education facilities and training (11120) (10.00%)
Teacher training (11130) (10.00%)
Educational research (11182) (5.00%)
• Basic Education: Basic life skills for youth and adults (11230) (10.00%)
• Secondary Education: Vocational training (11330) (10.00%)
• Post-Secondary Education: Higher education (11420) (10.00%)
• Basic Health: Health education (12261) (10.00%)
• Agriculture: Agricultural education/training (31181) (10.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (not targeted)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (principal objective)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)


This funding represents Canada’s support to the Canadian Board Member to the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) Board of Governors. The Canadian Board Member uses these funds to participate in COL Board of Governors meetings and fulfill their roles and responsibilities. COL's mandate is to help governments and institutions expand the scope, scale and quality of learning by using new approaches and technologies for open and distance learning. The Board of Governors has a general governance oversight and accountability function. It is responsible for determining the principles, policies and priorities that guide COL in its activities and ensure that it fulfills its mandate. Canada’s support to the Canadian Board Member contributes to effective Canadian engagement in the COL Board of Governors and to supporting COL’s mandate.

Expected results 


Results achieved 


Budget and spending 

Original budget $17,714
Planned disbursement $0
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Donor country personnel
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