Platform soul

March 31, 2000

Terence Karran, acting director of the University of Lincolnshire and Humberside's centre for access and lifelong learning, is to chair a pan-European distance learning association.

The Platform Group of European Study Centres promotes the expansion of distance teaching and open learning across Europe and represents all members of the European Association of Distance Teaching Universities.

"It is unusual for someone who is not from one of the national distance-teaching universities to be elected to the chair so I am surprised and pleased," Dr Karran said.


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