Inter-American Distance Education Consortium

Consortium-réseau d'éducation à distance
Consorcio-Red de Educación a Distancia (CREAD)
Consórcio-Rede de Educação à Distância

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1990-11-06 Caracas Venezuela


Founded at 15th World Conference of ICDE, as a self-managed programme of D-XD0169 - Inter-American Organization for Higher Education (IOHE). Became, Oct 1993, an independent distance education network.


Promote exchange of human resources through the development of a technical assistance roster (database) among members; foster inter-institutional cooperation among the Americas; identify, update and catalogue existing resources; develop new distance education projects; have member institutions analyse their human, financial and technical resources, and finished distance education materials; maximize resources; promote the use of a common satellite for educational purposes throughout the hemisphere.


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Board of Directors. Regions (9): Andean; Anglophone Canada; Brazil; Caribbean; Central American; Francophone Canada; Mexico; Southern Cone; United States of America.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth



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