Invitation to the 25th ICDE World Conference in China

Conference host, Tianjin Open University, China, has released a call for institutions and organizations with an interest in open, distance and online education to send delegates to this world conference, 16-18 October 2013. Please share the attached flyer with your friends and colleagues and help us to make this a truly global event.


Theme and sub-themes

The theme of the 25th ICDE World Conference is "New Strategies for Global Open, Flexible and Distance Learning", and there are seven sub-themes:

  1. The Culture of ODL
  2. Quality in ODL
  3. Educational Technology in ODL
  4. OER in ODL
  5. Study Support in ODL
  6. The Regulatory Environment and Strategies for Innovative, Open and Flexible Learning
  7. Assisted Learning

The abstract submission deadline is 30 April 2013.

China and the World Conference

It is the first occasion that such a large-scale conference in distance education will be held in Mainland China. As China celebrates its economic achievements  and perfects its lifelong learning system, as well as conventional education, the World Conference aims to attract delegates from around the globe representing the research community, teaching staff, management of educational institutions, the public sector, and both training companies and suppliers from the private sector.

Conference website     Tianjin Open University

25 February 2013

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