Brazil

UNESCO Chair in Distance Education (32), established in 1994 at the University of Brasilia (Brazil).

Fields/Disciplines.

Distance eductation.

Objectives

  • Sponsorship and promotion of debates, discussions, researches, and experimentations on the pedagogical use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs).
  • To favour the harmonization and synergy between different initiatives of the Universidade de Brasília on the applying scope of ICTs in learning.
  • To contribute to the democratization of the access to knowledge, strengthening initiatives of open and permanent education through ICTs.

Host Institution

Partnership

  • CAPES - Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior. Website
  • FINEP - Financiadora de Estudios e Projetos. Website
  • CNPq - Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico. Website
  • SESU - Secretaria de Educação Superior. Website

Document

Progress report 2007-2008 (short version)

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Education, UNESCO Office Brasilia

Contact

Profª Drª Leda Maria Rangearo Fiorentini, Universidade de Brasília, Faculdade de Educação
UNESCO Chairholder
E-Mail address -
ledafior(at)unb.br
Work Phone - (55 61) 3307 2017
Fax - (55 61) 3307 3826
Street
- Prédio Dois Candangos - Sala AT 07
City - Brasília, DF
Postal Code
- 70910-900
Country - Brasília - DF

Website