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Vision and Mission


As a global organization, CODS seeks to promote intercultural co-operation and understanding through open and distance learning throughout the world.

Promote research, policy and quality in open and distance learning to increase access to education and training in India.

CODS works to foster international collaboration, support and develop networks at national, regional, global and linguistic affinity groups levels and provide fora where individuals, corporations, institutions, governments and associations can engage in professional interaction in the field of flexible learning.

Further, CODS contributes to the development of new methodologies and technologies to improve lifelong learning and works to encourage the development of good practice and standards in flexible learning.


The vision of CODS is to become a major player in the promotion and advocacy for open and distance learning in India.

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