History, Vision, Mission

History, Vision, MissionIn response to needs expressed by the Commonwealth countries of the Asian region for a more effective utilization of educational media resources for Distance Education, the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) established Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA) in the year 1994. CEMCA, under a host country agreement signed between COL and Government of India (GoI) in 1998, has it’s headquarter in New Delhi. The GoI notified CEMCA as a diplomatic mission under section 3 of the United Nations (privileges and immunities) Act, 1947 (46 of 1947) vide The Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (ii) dated 10 February 2000.

Vision: To be the foremost agency in Commonwealth Asia that promotes media enabled learning for development.

 

Mission: To assist governments and institutions to expand the scale, efficiency and quality of learning by using multiple media in open, distance and technology-enhanced learning.

 

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