About SCOLA:

US SCOLA is a non-profit educational organization that receives and re-transmits TV programmes from over 140 countries around the world in more than 170 languages. Schools and professional institution users across North America, South America and the Caribbean can access programmes via the Internet, satellite and closed-circuit TV systems.

About TRU:

Established in 1970, Thompson Rivers University (TRU) is a public university eligible to issue bachelor’s degrees and junior college diplomas. The main campus located in Kamloops is the youngest university in British Columbia. Both the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, and the Government of British Columbia place TRU’s teaching quality in high esteem.


CIBT Education Group Inc. (CIBT) is an international education management and investment company listed on the Canadian and American stock exchanges. Its headquarters is in Canada. CIBT aims to provide the education industry in China with professional services such as: educational investment, acquisition, management, and consulting.

About AU:

Athabasca University (AU), established in 1970, is Canada’s most famous public university for open and online education. AU is dedicated to increasing the equality of educational opportunity for adult learners, both in Canada and worldwide.

About OUJ:

The Open University of Japan (OUJ) was founded in 1983 under the joint auspices of the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology and the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. It is an entity with special legal personality status headquartered in Chiba-ken.

About KNOU:

Korea National Open University (KNOU) was founded in 1972 with its headquarters on University Road, Seoul. KNOU has developed from its initial status as a two-year tertiary education institution to a state-run distance education university focusing on four-year undergraduate education.