The Global Distance Learning Network (GDLN) Project

Lead Organisation NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (INAP), Dominican Republic
Type of Project Activity Development project with ICT4D component
Project URL http://web.worldbank.org/external/projects/main?pagePK=104231&piPK=73230&theSitePK=40941&menuPK=228424&Projectid=P068753
Brief Description The project aims to 1) test the effectiveness and sustainability of a Distance Learning Centre (DLC) as part of a global knowledge-sharing network, expanding access to high quality training, strengthening the capacity of public and private sector decisionmakers and improving the levels of policy dialogue; and 2) support the establishment of a "cyberpark."
Contact name David Gray
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Affiliated Organisations GOVERNMENT OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Funding Agencies The World Bank
Target Beneficiaries public and private sector decisionmakers
Start Date 22-09-2000
End Date 29-11-2005
Project Budget USD$ 3.43 millions
Current Status closed
Countr(ies) Involved Dominican Republic
Sector Education
Description of ICT Components 1) retrofitting and equipping the Distance Learning Center in INAP (the National Institute of Public Administration); 2) support for establishing and administering the Distance Learning Center as a fully operational training facility; and 3) support for establishing and introducing opportunities to acquire new skills at the Cyberpark, and to integrate the latter with the Distance Learning Center and the Global Distance Learning Network.
Millennium Development Goals 2. Education
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