ERIC Number: ED438452
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Phare Multi-Country Programme for Distance Education. Programme Compendium.
European Training Foundation, Turin (Italy).
This publication provides information on the achievements of the Phare Multi-Country Program for Distance Education. Chapter 1 contains two introductory papers. Chapter 2 contains country profiles that describe establishment of distance education infrastructures in the 13 Phare partner countries: Albania; Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Czech Republic; Estonia; Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia; Hungary; Latvia; Lithuania; Poland; Romania; Slovakia; and Slovenia. Chapter 3 provides information about human resource development initiatives, including LOLA--Learning About Open Learning, one of the most comprehensive and ambitious of the train-the-trainers programs. Chapter 4 discusses national and regional programs to develop Open-Distance-Learning courses in areas of strategic importance to the socioeconomic development in Phare countries and the Course Module Development projects for transnational course development. Summary sheets describe 27 courses. Chapter 5 provides information on the European Studies Program and three courses developed for it on European legislation. Chapter 6 describes the following two strategic studies: Study on Legislation, Accreditation, Recognition, and Quality Assurance Methods Applied to Open and Distance Learning In Central and Eastern Europe; and Study on Infrastructure and Market Developments Related to ODL in Central and Eastern Europe. Chapter 7 provides the contact information. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Distance Education, Economic Development, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Research, Foreign Countries, International Cooperation, International Educational Exchange, Open Education, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Trainers, Training, Training Methods
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: European Training Foundation, Turin (Italy).