ICDE well represented at the VI Cread Andes Convention and the VI Virtual Educa Ecuador Encounter


For the first time in history, the city of Loja, Ecuador, assembled speakers and participants from all world regions to an international conference on Evaluation, Certification and Accreditation of Higher Distance and Online Education. The conference took place from 29 May to 1 June, hosted by Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja (UTPL).

The event was arranged in collaboration with the organizations CREAD, Virtual Educa and CALED, the Latin American and Caribbean Institute for Quality in Higher Distance Education. The ICDE Quality Network made strong contributions through the interventions from Tolly Mbwette, Focal Point from Africa and George Ubachs, Focal Point from Europe, in addition to the host representation by our Focal Point from Latin America and the Caribbean, Mary Marocho, who also is the Deputy Director of CALED.

ICDE’s Head of Development Torunn Gjelsvik was invited from the ICDE Secretariat and her presentation on Quality in online, open and flexible education – a global perspective is available.

Conference website: http://calidad6.org/?lang=en