Mission & Strategy

Strategic Plan 2017-2020

ICDE has been and will continue to be a global force for lifelong, open and flexible learning. To meet the new global challenges presented by the knowledge intensive economy and digital transformation, ICDE has developed this Strategic Plan for the period 2017-2020 in a spirit of openness, collaboration, accountability and transparency.

This Strategic Plan builds on the achievements of the ICDE Strategic Plan 2013-16, draws on an analysis of key trends, and is further informed by consultations with members and key stakeholders.

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Last Updated on Monday, August 27, 2018 01:17 AM
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Mission and Values

Founded in 1938, the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) is funded by a grant from the Government of Norway, other donations and membership fees. Its Secretariat is located in Oslo, and operates under Norwegian law.

ICDE has been and will continue to be a global force for lifelong, open and flexible learning. To meet the new global challenges presented by the knowledge intensive economy and digital transformation, ICDE has developed this Strategic Plan for the period 2017-2020 in a spirit of openness, collaboration, accountability and transparency.

Last Updated on Thursday, August 23, 2018 05:24 AM
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ICDE Activity Plan 2018-2019

ICDE has members from all regions of the world, members that collaborate and network for quality learning and teaching in the digital age. Members are universities and higher education institutions, adult education institutions, companies, networks, international and national associations, governmental agencies and ministries, individuals, experts and doctoral students.

Within this diversified ICDE, members are engaged in flexible learning, or blended learning, online learning, open education, digital supported or technology enhanced learning, distance teaching or a combination of all this. New technologies, globalisation and changes in demographics require a revitalisation of the concept Lifelong Learning. Together with ICDE members and partners, ICDE aims for contributing kick-starting a new priority for lifelong learning.

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Constitution

ICDE is governed according to its Constitution.

The Constitution was approved by members in December 2006, and amended in March 2011 and June 2013 after voting among ICDE members.

ICDE Constitution

Last Updated on Thursday, August 16, 2018 08:17 AM