South African Institute for Distance Education
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The South African Institute for Distance Education (SAIDE) was created as an educational trust in 1992, entirely supported by the European Union (but has worked on its financial sustainability since then).
SAIDE is committed to increasing equitable and meaningful access to knowledge, skills and learning through the adoption of open learning principles and distance education strategies. SAIDE has the following aims:
SAIDE works with different partnerships, people or organizations from a range of education and training sectors, for example NADEOSA.
It offers detailed information about distance education in South Africa through several reports: