Global Distance EducationNet

May 2005
TechTrends: Linking Research & Practice to Improve Learning;May/Jun2005, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p86
Academic Journal
This article talks about the Global Distance EducationNet, a group of information management tools that provide the latest and most accurate information about distance education and training from around the world, which is provided by the Education Group of the World Bank's Human Development Network. These tools are intended to serve the World Bank's client countries, public and private organizations and individuals who are interested in e-learning and training from around the world.


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