Editorial:Celebrating the 8th Pan-Commonwealth Forum and Distance Education Leaders


  • Anne Gaskell Independent



Author Biography

Anne Gaskell, Independent

Independent Distance Education Consultant, after working for the OU UK for 36 years in a range of roles from tutor to Assistant Director, Learning and Teaching. Editor of Open Learning, the Journal of Open, Distance and e-Learning for eight years. Author of numerous papers on open distance and e-learning.


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How to Cite

Gaskell, A. (2017). Editorial:Celebrating the 8th Pan-Commonwealth Forum and Distance Education Leaders. Journal of Learning for Development, 4(2). https://doi.org/10.56059/jl4d.v4i2.241



Received 2017-06-14
Accepted 2017-06-14
Published 2017-06-14