About The Consortium

Consortium for Benchmarking Framework and Data Set for Online, Open, Smart, and Technology-Enhanced Higher Education

The Benchmarking Framework for Online, Open, Smart and Technology-enhanced education unites its members' expertise to enhance data sharing and quality of online education worldwide. The consortium is open to new members from all regions of the world to provide diverse representation and global cooperation. It advocates for an inclusive approach and international dialogue in pursuit of the following objectives of the consortium:

  • Establish a common understanding and criteria for quality of online, open, smart and technology-enhanced higher education
  • Develop an evaluation framework that fully reflects the quality of the work of flexible, open and online institutions
  • Facilitate sharing of best practices
  • Prof. Asha Kanwar
    President & CEO
    Commonwealth of Learning (COL)
  • Dr. Abdelrahim Hunaiti
    Assistant Secretary General
    Association of Arab Universities (AArU)
  • Prof. Alessandro Caforio
    Head of Research and Innovation
    International Telematic University UNINETTUNO
  • Prof. Ojat Darojat
    President, Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU)
    Rector, Universitas Terbuka
  • Dr. Sanjaya Mishra
    Education Specialist: eLearning
    Commonwealth of Learning (COL)
  • Dr. Primo Garcia
    Dean of the Faculty of Management and Development Studies
    University of Philippines Open University
  • Prof. Stephen Murgatroyd
    Collaborative Media Group Inc., Futures Leadership for Change