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Asian Journal of Distance Education

Volume 6, Number 2

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 8

  1. The Right to Education : A Model for making Higher Education equally accessible to All on the Basis of Merit

    Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning, & UNESCO; Stamenka Uvalic-Trumbic, Commonwealth of Learning & UNESCO

    We commend this collaboration between leading journals in the field to promote the role of distance education in achieving the aspiration of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights that higher... More

    pp. 5-11

  2. Development of Equal Opportunities to Education using ICT : Overview of the Nationwide Project ‘Modern Distance Education for Schools in the Rural Areas of China’

    Li Chen & Meiling Chen, Beijing Normal University, China

    The Ministry of Education in China is concerned to extend the reach of educational opportunities to the whole country, and that all students have equal access to high quality education. To extend... More

    pp. 12-16

  3. Extending Open Distance Learning into Rural North-Eastern India

    Sunil Kumar, Indira Gandhi National Open University, India

    The North East Region of India has been suffering from insurgency, and political and social isolation from the rest of the country. It is one of the most backward areas of the country. This paper... More

    pp. 17-31

  4. Online Learner Support for In-Service Teacher Training in China

    Chenggui Duan, University of Hong Kong, China

    This Paper introduces the experience of an online in-service teacher-training programme in China. An overview of distance education institutions in China is given, that leads to a discussion of the... More

    pp. 32-41

  5. Role of Distance Education in promoting Access in Pakistan

    Irshad Hussain, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan

    The right to education is a fundamental human right directed to the development of individual capabilities. It empowers individuals and enables them to exercise all human rights and to overcome the... More

    pp. 42-46

  6. Developing Open Junior Schools to extend Education in Bangladesh

    Mizanoor Rahman, Bangladesh Open University, Bangladesh

    Bangladesh has resource constraints for ensuring education for every citizen. In the last decade, after the commencement of Bangladesh Open University (BOU), open and distance learning (ODL) has... More

    pp. 47-57

  7. The Social Basis of Distance Education: Strategies for Inclusive Growth

    S. Raja Rao, IGNOU Regional Centre, Pune, India

    Education plays very crucial role in the developmental process of any country more so in a developing country like India, which is aiming to make education accessible to all its citizens by... More

    pp. 58-65

  8. Enhancing the Right to Education through Distance Education in China

    Victor C.X. Wang, California State University Long Beach, United States

    Drawing from the content analysis of distance education, this Paper explores the relationship between the current and past realities in China and increasing access, equity and higher educational... More

    pp. 66-76