Supporting Sustainable Development through Open and Distance Learning (ODL), including the TechMODE, a workshop at the 4th International Conference on EE:

The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) is an intergovernmental organization created by Commonwealth Heads of Government to encourage the development and sharing of open learning/distance education knowledge, resources and technologies. COL supported a 13.5 hour workshop on supporting SD through ODL including Technology Mediated Open and Distance (TechMODE) learning at the 4th International Conference on EE in Ahmedabad.

The workshop brought together experts from different fields of work—development education and communication; research and training; education sector; information and communication technology; sustainable agriculture and natural resource management; for development; disaster management; health education; and of course open and distance learning—towards critically examining the past experiences in this field and deriving learnings and directions for the work in future. Over 20 practitioners from a number of countries of Africa, Asia and Europe participated in the workshop.



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Centre for Environment Education
Nehru Foundation for Development
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