ICDE Consultative Committee 


The ICDE Executive Committee established the ICDE Consultative Committee for the period 2013 – 2015, and the first meeting took place at the ICDE Presidents´ Summit SCOP, Lisbon, Portugal, 2013. The next took place at the ICDE Presidents´ Summit on Bali, Indonesia, November 2014.

Representatives from the following major associations are invited to participate in the ICDE Consultative Committee meeting, which takes place during the annual Presidents' Summit. The group discuss the current state of play in their regions and trends for the future.

  • African Council for Distance Education (ACDE)

  • Arab Network for Distance and Open Education (Anode)

  • Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU)

  • Asociación Iberoamericana de Educación Superior a Distancia (AIESAD)

  • Association of African Distance Learning Centres (AADLC)

  • Australasian Council on Open, Distance and E-learning (ACODE)

  • Brazilian Association for Distance Education (ABED)

  • European Association of Distance Teaching Universities  (EADTU)

  • European Distance and E-Learning Network  (EDEN)

  • Middle East e-Learning Association (MEeA)

  • The Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia (ODLAA)

  • The Open Education Resource Foundation – the Open Educational Resource Universitas (OERu)

  • The South African Institute for Distance Education (SAIDE)