Norwegian Association for Distance Education (NADE) is a national membership organisation for institutions involved in distance education.
The organisation was established in 1968, and has since then played an active role in the development of distance education in Norway. The members of the organisation are independent distance education institutions, public universities and colleges, private institutions and training centres for business and industry. NADE is a consultative and co-operating body for the Ministry of Education, Research and Church Affairs in matters concerning distance education.
Non-governmental organization/ non-profit