Consortium international francophone de formation à distance (CIFFAD)

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1987 Québec Canada


1987, Québec (Canada). Since 1989, part of the regular programme of H-XC3983 - Agence intergouvernementale de La Francophonie. Set up by decision of F-XF1536 - Conférence au sommet des chefs d'Etat et de gouvernement des pays ayant le français en partage (Sommet de la Francophonie), and also referred to as Centre international francophone de formation à distance. As of 2006 "ceased to exist".


Promote development of distance education in French speaking countries of the south by increasing knowledge, enriching experience and developing resources; develop a network of distance education institutions cooperating in information and in technical and pedagogic resources; provide technical and financial assistance in setting up national distance education programmes; support the setting up and running of national institutes of distance education; provide initial and ongoing training of personnel; promote projects to encourage local production of educational resources; promote the use of new communications technology in a national and regional framework.


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A programme of Directorate-General Education and Training of the Agence intergouvernementale de la francophonie with its own Secretariat. Consultative Committee of experts. Network of national representatives.

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GOAL 4: Quality Education



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