- SFU in the World
- Chris Dagg Award
Ghana Distance Education Development Project (1995-2001)
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia
University of Ghana, Legon-Accra
University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi
University College of Education of Winneba, Winneba
Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
(CIDA/AUCC UPCD Tier 2, CIDA Partnerships Branch)
A partnership in institutional capacity development to provide greater access to learning through distance education.
Immediate beneficiaries in Ghana were the people unable to access university education due to limited physical capacity of the universities to accommodate increasing demands for admission.
- Distance education acknowledged as an integral part of Ghanaian education plan
- Four institutions designing and preparing instructional materials for distance education
- Distance education centres established in 4 universities to manage and support distance education
- Community-based learning centres established to provide support to learners in smaller communities