South African Institute for Distance Education

Contact Type Organisation Nickname SAIDE
For Front-page usage CiviCRM ID10530
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Main Phone
011 403 2813
Main Fax
011 403 2814
Main Address
14th Floor Rennie House
19 Ameshoff Street
Johannesburg, GT 2017
South Africa
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English (United States)
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Our vision is of a society in which all people value, have access to, and succeed in lifelong education and training of good quality that meets national and regional priorities in the context of the global knowledge economy.
To increase equitable and meaningful access to knowledge, skills and learning through the adoption of open learning principles and distance education methods.
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Education, Information Communication Technology (ICT), Policy
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South Africa (All Provinces), Africa
• OER Africa – Driving the development and use of open educational resources (OER) across all education sectors on the African continent, with an initial focus on higher education. • African Teacher Education Network – Co-ordinating a network to encourage development, use and sharing of OER to support teacher education and development in Africa. • UKZN Advanced Certificate in Teaching Materials Development – Developing Foundation Phase materials for a mixed mode Advanced Certificate in Teaching for the University of Kwazulu Natal. • Gauteng Primary Literacy Strategy – Evaluating the quality and effectiveness of the literacy resource packages being used in the Gauteng Primary Literacy Strategy. • Partnership for Higher Education in Africa Educational Technology Initiative (PHEA ETI) - Working with seven universities in Africa to develop educational technology strategies and to design and implement various projects to give practical expression to these strategies. • Lesotho Higher Education Quality Assurance – Supporting the strengthening of quality assurance systems in higher education institutions in Lesotho. • Department of Higher Education and Training Eastern Cape Further Education and Training Colleges Improvement – Providing technical assistance to the Eastern Cape FET Colleges in developing a plan for improving teaching and learning.
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254 (0) 20 240 3836
Branch Fax
254 (0) 240 3837
Network Name
National Association of Distance Education and Open Learning in South Africa
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