United Republic of Tanzania

UNESCO-COL Chair in Distance Education (250), established in 1994 at the Open University of Tanzania (United Republic of Tanzania).


Teacher education; Distance education.


  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of distance education.
  • To facilitate collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and the research team of the University, and other institutions in the African region.

Host Institution

  • Open University of Tanzania.


UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network



Prof A Ansere, The Open University of Tanzania
UNESCO Chairholder
Work Phone - 255 51 24844
Fax - 255 51 68948
Street - P.O. Box 9213
City - Dar es Salam
Country - Tanzania