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ICDE 80th Anniversary: Message from Prof. Asha Kanwar, President and CEO of Commonwealth of Learning

ICDE 80th Anniversary: Message from Prof. Asha Kanwar, President and CEO of Commonwealth of Learning

The International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) and the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) are celebrating their anniversaries—ICDE is 80 and COL has completed 30 years of service to the Commonwealth.

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ICDE 80th Anniversary: Message from Maxim Jean Louis, President – Chief Executive Officer, Contact North I Contact Nord

ICDE 80th Anniversary: Message from Maxim Jean Louis, President – Chief Executive Officer, Contact North I Contact Nord

All of us at Contact North I Contact Nord congratulate ICDE on marking 80 years of significant contributions to our collective work in open, distance and flexible learning (ODFL).

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Blog: The Edtechie, Martin Weller: Models of online & flexible learning

Blog: The Edtechie, Martin Weller: Models of online & flexible learning

I mentioned in a previous post that I have been doing some work with Dominic Orr and Rob Farrow in behalf of the ICDE, looking at various models of open, online and flexible technology enhanced learning (what we labelled OOFAT). The full report is out now, and I humbly suggest it is the best (OOFAT) report you will ever read.

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ICDE Celebrates its 80th Anniversary

ICDE Celebrates its 80th Anniversary

In a few days, on the 22nd of August it will be exactly 80 years since the opening of the First ICCE International Conference held in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. This event officially marked the creation of the International Council of Correspondence Education (ICCE), former name of the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE).

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ICDE contributes to the drafting of a new IAU Policy Statement on the digital transformation in higher education

ICDE contributes to the drafting of a new IAU Policy Statement on the digital transformation in higher education

The Secretary General took part in an Expert Advisory Group meeting in Bucharest, Romania 28 – 29 May. The Expert Group is appointed by the International Association of Universities, a sister-organisation of ICDE and a long time partner. 

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

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).

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ICDE Global Doctoral Consortium Track at the World Conference in Toronto

ICDE Global Doctoral Consortium Track at the World Conference in Toronto

During the ICDE World Conference in Toronto, a Doctoral Students’ Track took place with the participation of 11 Ph.D students from various parts of the world, all of them doing research related to online, open and flexible learning.

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Help us collecting cases for the ICDE study on Models for online, open, flexible and technology enhanced higher education

Help us collecting cases for the ICDE study on Models for online, open, flexible and technology enhanced higher education

The study looks to capture flexibility, openness and the use of technology in three core processes of higher education: (i) delivery of content and student support, (ii) development of content and assessments and (iii) recognition of learning.

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Doctoral Students’ Track at the 27th ICDE World Conference

Doctoral Students’ Track at the  27th ICDE World Conference

The ICDE Global Doctoral Consortium (GDC) has now reached the number of 147 Ph.D students from 44 countries currently undertaking research related to online, open, flexible and technology enhanced learning. All members of the GDC have received a special invitation to attend a Doctoral Students’ Track during the ICDE World Conference in Toronto.

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Invitation to donate for the ICDE Global Doctoral Consortium, in particular for travel grants for PhD students

Invitation to donate for the ICDE Global Doctoral Consortium, in particular for travel grants for PhD students

Together with its partner institutions – ICDE can inform that the ICDE Global Doctoral Consortium (GDC) has been an initiative growing beyond our projections. Having estimated around 50 Ph.D students taking part in the community by the end of 2017, the GDC is already a lively global community with over 140 Ph.D. students related to the research fields of online, open, flexible and technology enhanced learning.

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The ICDE Global Doctoral Consortium and the Global OER Graduate network partner up for doctoral students

The ICDE Global Doctoral Consortium and the Global OER Graduate network partner up for doctoral students

The ICDE Global Doctoral Consortium, GDC, and the Global OER Graduate network, GO-GN, are both networks supporting PhD research communities. The GDC has a focus on research fields related to online, open, flexible and technology enhanced learning and GO-GN on open education. There is overlap and synergy between these subject areas both in terms of the focus of study, and the practice of the online, open research process.

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