ICDE Natal 2021

Der internationale Verband für Open und Distance Education (International Council for Open and Distance Education, ICDE) beschäftigt sich mit dem demokratischen Zugang von offenen, online, flexiblen und qualitativen Bildungsangeboten.

18.10.2021 - 21.10.2021

ICDE is a global association with a trajectory devoted to the promotion of democratic access to inclusive, open, online, flexible and quality education.

Founded in 1938, the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) is partially funded by the Norwegian Government and is based in Oslo, Norway’s capital, since 1988. ICDE also has a long lasting partnership with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), dating from the 1960’s.

Today, ICDE is an association with excellent governance, efficiency and acting in every corner of the world through conferences and other events that help finance its activities, while also counting with project subsidies, member’s fees and other contributions.


From the 18th to the 21st of October, 2021, Natal, capital of Rio Grande do Norte, situated in the northeastern region of Brazil, also known as the “City of the Sun”, shall host the 29th ICDE World Conference on Online Learning organized by the Laboratório de Inovação Tecnológica em Saúde (LAIS) of the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN).


ICDE’s Countdown to 2030: Reiterating Commitments and Redefining Routes   


1. Learning Changes: Flexibility, Accessibility, Scalability, Quality Assurance for Changing Times.
2. Learning Futures: (R)Evolutions for Open and Online Education and the Next Generation Learning Ecosystems.
3. Learning for Healthy Lives and the Well-being at All Ages: The Role of Open and Online Learning.
4. Learning Impact: Research, Innovation, Ethics, Transparency and Benchmarking in Online Education.
5. Learning Connections: Cutting-edge Approaches to Lifelong Learning.
6. Learning Recognition: Open Pathways and New Credentials for Changing Times.
7. Learning Metrics and Data Analytics: Experiences That Count.
8. Learning Leadership: Authentic, Employability, Social on Open and Online Learning.
9. Learning Openness: Access, Source, Data, Science and Educational Resources.


Art des Termins

  • Konferenz / Tagung / Symposium


  • Präsenzveranstaltung