Scholar Calls for Governments to Take a Realistic View Toward Distance Education

October 3, 2001

Bernadette Robinson is a professor of comparative education in the School of Continuing Education at the University of Nottingham, in Britain. At the university, she has a special appointment to conduct research and help develop international collaborations. She has acted as a consultant to 37 different countries, most of them developing nations, that are creating distance-education programs. From her vantage point, she has been able to see the growth of distance education from a global point of view.