Distance education is one of UNESCO IITE priority areas of activities. The IITE Governing Board has adopted international project “Distance Education: Structure, Methodology, Staff Development and Legal Aspects”. Within this framework, UNESCO IITE has organized the international expert meeting of distance education.The meeting discussed the main trends of development of the IITE activities in the field of information and communication technologies (ICTs) usage in distance education.
Following the meeting, workshop “Distance Education: Networking and Staff Development” has been organized. The workshop demonstrates existing facilities for networking in distance education.