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ICDE Report

Global Quality Perspectives on Open, Flexible and Distance Learning 2023

The 2023 report summarises the ICDE Quality Network’s analysis of quality issues in the field of open, distance and online learning, from each world region.

Key findings

  • Thematic introduction by Dr. Souma Alhaj Ali, Chair of the ICDE Quality Network
  • Status of adoption and implementation of Open, Flexible and Distance Learning (OFDL) across each world region
  • Quality standards, accreditation and licensing
  • An overview of good practices in different regions

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The ICDE Quality Network maps the development of Quality
Assurance in the field of open, flexible and distance learning in all world regions. This report summarises the analysis of developments during 2023, and aims to support ICDE member institutions and international government organisations in their work in building high quality and innovative education programmes for the future.

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