Equitable access to quality higher education in a country is widely recognized as essential for economic growth, research and innovation. Recognizing this, Asian countries are not only engaged in developing appropriate policies, but also investing in improving access to ICTs. CEMCA as a leader in the use of ICTs in higher education has been experimenting with use of audio, video, multimedia and online technologies to increase access to quality learning materials.
As technologies continue to grow and innovative educational delivery modes, such as MOOCs and blended approach are developed, several global trends are emerging. CEMCA will provide technical advice to stakeholders as they work to respond to these changes by reforming their curricula, diversifying provision and enlarging their networks.
From 2015-2021, CEMCA intends to achieve the following –