Garemotlhose Junction, Western Bye-Pass
Block 6, Plot 39972 Gaborone
+267 318 0094 / +267 364 6088

Our Services

Major Functions of the Centre

  • Capacity Building in ODL.
  • Facilitate Collaboration between ODL institutions.
  • Facilitate research in ODL in the region.
  • Promote advocacy for Distance Education.
  • Facilitate sharing of resources: materials,information and expertise.
  • Nurture and support delivery of quality Distance Education.

To carry out its activities, SADC – CDE is supported by Botswana Ministry of Education and Skills Development, BOCODOL and COL. The Centre is responsible to a Board comprising: Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Zambia, Swaziland, SADC, COL, Distance Education Association of Southern Africa (DEASA) and SADC – CDE as the Secretariat.


Programmes / Courses

  • Practitioner Research Evaluation & Skills Training (PREST)-BOCODOL
  • Certificate in Distance Education for Practitioners (CDEP)-BOCODOL
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Distance Education (PGDDE)-IGNOU
  • Masters of Arts in Distance Education (MADE) IGNOU
  • Certificate in Gender in our Everyday Lives (University of Pretoria)
  • Online Project Management-Calleam (Pty) Consulting- Canada
  • e-learning Course for on-line course developers & tutors(Namibia Polytechnic)
  • Quality Assurance(Open Polytechnic of New Zealand)


Garemotlhose Junction, Western Bye-Pass
Block 6, Plot 39972/1 Gaborone

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