ERIC Number: ED396735
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Establishing Distance Education Networks in New Zealand: Policy Parameters.
This paper deals with the policy parameters of establishing distance education networks in New Zealand. The current decentralized educational system is described, including the role of the state through the Ministry of Education, funding and resource allocations, and staffing. Discussion includes the contracting out to third parties for the provision of educational services (curriculum development, teacher professional development, and research); the importance of school-business and/or school-community partnerships; government initiatives in distance education; and government initiatives in information technology. (AEF)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: New Zealand
Note: In: Learning Technologies: Prospects and Pathways. Selected papers from EdTech '96 Biennial Conference of the Australian Society for Educational Technology (Melbourne, Australia, July 7-10, 1996); see IR 017 931.