Conferences of Commonwealth Education Ministers (CCEM) are, after Heads of Government Meetings, the largest event in the Commonwealth calendar. The latest conference - '18CCEM' - took place in Mauritius in August 2012.
Commonwealth countries collaborate on many levels and in many fields of education including school-linking programmes, research, civil society, teacher programmes, scholarships, university fellowships and the sharing of best practice at the administrative level
Comprehensive provision of quality education for girls is a major priority of the work of the Commonwealth.


The section details governance aspects of education systems in the Commonwealth countries. Each country’s governance section consists of information on bodies administering education in the Commonwealth government ministries, examination bodies Read more


The Schools section is the most extensive and broadest account on primary, secondary and pre-University education in the Commonwealth. It provides information on key indicators and statistics on enrolment, gender parity and on the availability of teachers Read more

Universities & Colleges

The Universities and Colleges section contains a wide variety of information for use by students, academics, managers, policymakers and researchers in the tertiary sector. The section is divided into 54 country sub-sections each of which contains information Read more

Browse by section and country

Find out about governance, schools, universities, research institutes, civil society and suppliers in each of the 53 Commonwealth countries from Antigua and Barbuda to Zambia.

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About Us

Commonwealth Education Online website offers a variety of resources and important links to organisations related to education in the Commonwealth;  53 individual country reports about education and education ministries; a host to multimedia through Commonwealth Education TV, which allows one to watch interviews and presentations filmed at major Commonwealth education events, as well as selected videos from our partners. This is also the home to Commonwealth Education Partners: leading suppliers, service providers and partners committed to working with Commonwealth Education Ministers.

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