We are pleased to announce that DCU and more specifically the National Institute for Digital Learning (NIDL) has recently been accepted as a new member of the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE).  ICDE is widely regarded as the world’s peak professional body for promoting Open, Distance and Digital Learning and is celebrating 75 years of global impact. Last year, at the annual conference in Tianjin, China, Professor Mark Brown was recipient of an ICDE prize under the theme of impact.  The NIDL looks forward to actively contributing to the ICDE community. Notably, staff associated with the NIDL already play valuable leadership roles on a number of professional bodies and currently serve on the executive committees of the following associations:

image004ICDE member 2014 logo 1