Training and innovation course on virtual exchange based on the COIL model

With this course, teachers and professors from the members of the Compostela Group of Universities and the International Association of La Salle Universities are able to get training on the characteristics, challenges and structure of the Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) model.

During the six-week Training and innovation course “Collaborative Online Intercultural Learning”, participants learn how to design an intercultural collaborative strategy.

Training directors

The CGU and University La Salle Mexico cooperate with the aim of offering this free course to teachers and professors of both networks. Thus, the University assumes teaching responsibilities for the course and both institutions the co-leading of the training, with the goal of bringing teachers from the five continents closer.

Discover the programme

Below, you will find the main contents of the online course.

  1. The COIL model and cross-cultural competences.
  2. The partnership between teachers.
  3. Learning outcomes.
  4. Planning the syllabus.
  5. Being digital.
  6. The challenges of collaboration.

Read the full programme of the training

Training and innovation course on virtual exchange based on the COIL model

Create your telecollaboration project

During the course, you will work together with your training partner to develop your telecollaboration project, which you will be able to implement in the following academic years.


This course is free of charge.

1. First call. 22 February-5 April 2021. Modality: online. Working language: training and materials are available in English or Spanish. 6 weeks.

Registration is open until 31 January 2021. Please read the full-programme before registering to fill in properly the form.

Online registration form. Registration period closed. 


Kick-off meetings for the first call

University La Salle Mexico communicates the following information in relation to the kick-off meetings of the course.

1. Kick-off meeting CGU-COIL in English Europe. Monday 22 February 18:00 – 20:00 (GMT+1).

2. Kick-off meeting CGU-COIL in English AmericaMonday 22 February 23:00 – Tuesday 23 February 1:00 (GMT+1).

3. Kick-off meeting CGU-COIL in Spanish Europe. Tuesday 23 February 18:00 – 20:00 (GMT+1).

4. Kick-off meeting CGU-COIL in Spanish America. Tuesday 23 February 23:00 – Wednesday 24 February 1:00 (GMT+1). 

Start of the training for the first call

University La Salle México informs that the documentation, materials and tasks of the training course are already available on the learning platform Moodle. They also announce that the course will start next Monday, 1 March 2021.