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March 15, 2013


From Wednesday’s inbox…

the International Council for Open and<br />
                          Distance Education
Newsletter from the International Council for Open and Distance Education

Invitation to the 25th ICDE World Conference in China

Conference host, Tianjin Open University, China, has released a call for institutions and organizations with an interest in open, distance and online education to send delegates to this world conference, 16-18 October 2013. Please share the attached flyer with your friends and colleagues and help us to make this a truly global event.

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Open Praxis call for papers – Learning assessment in open, distance and flexible education

Call for papers for Open Praxis, ICDE’s peer-reviewed online journal, volume 5 issue 3. Deadline for submission: 30 April 2013; publication: July 2013.

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Opportunities and offer for new members

To celebrate ICDE’s 75th anniversary, a significant discount is offered to institutions wishing to join ICDE as a new institutional member in 2013. Any institution which qualifies for ICDE membership will receive a 50% discount on the regular membership fee for 2013 when joining as a new member.

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ICDE publishes its Strategic Plan for 2013-2016

ICDE’s Strategic Plan for 2013-2016 was developed with the involvement of the ICDE membership. It is published here together with the organization’s Activity Plan for 2013, and a summary of achievements under the previous Strategic Plan during the period 2009-2012.

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Report on SCOP 2012 in Dubai

The 2012 ICDE Standing Conference of Presidents meeting held in Dubai in November 2012 was hosted by Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University. The host institution has prepared a full report on this event, which attracted 80 institutional leaders and other executives from 45 countries to discuss policies and developments in open and distance education.

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This is a newsletter from the International Council for Open and Distance Education.

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