From 18-21 of November, the Central Agricultural Broadcasting and Television School (CABTS) delegation headed by Mr. Tian Guishan, Vice President of CABTS participated in the Standing Conference of President (SCOP) of International Council for Distance Education (ICDE) and Global Forum on Open and Distance Education.
The main theme of both SCOP and forum was The Future of Open and Distance Education and the Building of the Learning City: New Challenges, New Opportunities and New Strategies.
Immediately following the SCOP conference The Global Forum on Open and Distance Education was held, which was an open academic conference.
The event attracted more than 400 participants from 47 different countries. 122 institutions and organizations were represented by policy-makers and institution executives, education specialists and researchers, as well as practitioners in field of ODL.