Major distance and open learning providers in the world have made significant progress towards the establishment of a “world distance and open learning university”. Moreover, donors and Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) are gradually moving away from funding one institution or one country in favour of targeting regions. It is against this background that we are urging all SADC member states to join the Distance Education Association of Southern Africa (DEASA).

BOCODOL transforms into Botswana Open University (BOU)