Information & communications technology for learning and distance education Six Commonwealth countries
countries: Canada, Trinidad & Tobago, Fiji, South Africa, Mozambique and Ghana
key-subject: distance education, information and communications technology, telecentres, regulatory issues, financial feasibility
Commissioned by the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), Intelecon assessed the use of information and communications technology for learning and distance education in six commonwealth countries.
Intelecon conducted an in-depth study into critical issues involving the implementation of information and communications technology (ICT), and experiences to date with telecentres. Key areas of focus included: telecoms regulatory climate; education policies; technological preferences and trends; evaluation of existing telecentres; and financial/funding requirements.