Information Technology for Learning, Education and Training

Secretary’s Report

Title : JTC 1/SC 36 Information Technology for Learning, Education and Training

Scope : Standardization in the field of information technologies for learning, education and training to support individuals or organization and to enable interoperability and reusability of resources and tools.

Excluded :

  • The SC shall not create standards or technical reports that define educational standards, cultural conventions, learning objectives or specific learning content.
  • In the area of work this SC, Standards and technical reports will not duplicate work done by other ISO or IEC TCs/SCs, or WGs with respect to their component, speciality, or domain. Instead, when appropriate, normative or informative references to other stanndards shall be inculded. Examples include documents on speciality topics such as multimedia, web content, cultural adaption and security.


  1. Chairman and Secretary


JTC 1/SC 36 Chairman: 

Mr. Erlend Øverby

Karde AS

Åsgårdveien 24, 1671 Kråkerøy,


Tel: +47 9012 9642




JTC 1/SC 36 Secretariat: 

Ms. Eunsook Kim

Korean Agency for Technology and Standards

93, Isu-ro, Maengdong-Myeon, Eumseong-gun, Chungcheongbuk-do, 369-811,Rep. of Korea

Tel: +82 43 870 5466

Fax: +82 43 870 5670


  1. JTC 1/SC 36 Memebership
P-Member  bodies: 24   O-member bodies: 22
No Country National Body   Country National Body
1 Algeria IANOR Belgium NBN
2 Australia SA Bosnia and Herzegovina BAS
3 Canada SCC Colombia ICONTEC
4 China SAC Czech Republic UNMZ
5 Denmark DS Finland SFS
6 France AFNOR Ghana GSA
7 Germany DIN Hong Kong(Correspondent member) ITCHKSAR
8 India BIS Hungary MSZT
9 Italy UNI Indonesia BSN
10 Jamaica BSJ Iran, Islamic Rep. of ISIRI
11 Japan JISC Ireland NSAI
12 Kenya KEBS Kazakhstan KAZMEMST
13 Rep. of Korea KATS Malaysia DSM
14 Luxembourg ILNAS New Zealand SNZ
15 Netherlands NEN Romania ASRO
16 Norway SN Saudi Arabia SASO
17 Portugal IPQ Serbia ISS
18 Russian Federation GOST R Singapore SPRING SG
19 Slovakia SUTN Sweden SIS
20 South Africa SABS Switzerland SNV
21 Spain AENOR Turkey TSE
22 Tunisia INNORPI United States ANSI
23 Ukraine DSSU
24 United Kingdom BSI
Jamaica(BSJ) has joined SC 36 as P-Member.


  1. Liaisons


4.1 Internal Iiaison :15

Group Title Liaison officer from SC 36
ISO/TC 37 Terminology and language and content resource
ISO/TC 37/SC 2 Terminology and methods
ISO/TC 46 Information and documentation Jake Knoppers
ISO/TC 176 Quality management and Quality Assurances Christian Stracke,Sandra Feliciano
ISO/TC 215 Health Informatics Jake Knoppers
ISO/TC 232 Learning services outside formal education Bernard Blandin, Simone Laughton, Christian Stracke
ISO/PC 288 Educational organizations management systems – Requirements with guidance for use Christian M. StrackJake Knoppers
JTC 1/VMT Vocabulary Maintenance Team Mokhtar Ben Henda(lead)Janice Pereira
JTC 1/SWG5-IoT Internet of Thing Andy Heath(Lead)Yong-Sang Cho
JTC 1/SC 17 Cards & Personal identification Jake Knoppers
JTC 1/SC 27 IT Security Techniques Sylvie Arbouy
JTC 1/SC 32 Data management & interchange Jake Knoppers
JTC 1/SC 34 Description and Processing Language Yong-Sang Cho
JTC 1/SC 35 User interface Jutta Treviranus
JTC 1/SC 39 Sustainability for and by IT Andy Heath(Lead),Jin Gon Shon


4.2 External Iiaison : 12


Group Title Liaison officer from SC 36
ADL Advanced Distributed Learning Daniel Rehak
AICC Aviation Industry CBT Committee Jack Hyde
AUF Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie Henri Hudrisier
IMS IMS Global Learning Consortium Rob Abel
Infoterm International Information Centre for Terminology
LETSI International Federation for learning-Education-Training Systems Interoperability Crispin Weston
IEEE LTSC IEEE Learning Technologies Standards Committee Crispin Weston
W3C:IndieUI W3C Web Accessibility Independent User Interface Andy Heath
CEN/TC 353 Information and Communication Technologies for Learning, Education and training Christian Stracke
CEN WS-LT CEN Workshop for learning Technologies Christian Stracke
IDPF International Digital Publishing Forum Tore Hoel
DCMI Dublin Core Metadata Initiative Liddy Nevile



  1. JTC 1/SC 36 Structure and officers

JTC 1/SC 36 operates with the following working groups and ad hoc groups :

WG/AG Title Convener
AG 1/BPC Advisory Group on Business Planning and Communications SHIN, Sung-Wook(KR)
WG 1 Vocabulary Mokhtar Ben Henda(FR)
WG 2 Collaborative Technology Toshio Okamoto(JP)
WG 3 Learner information Bernard Blandin(FR)
WG 4 Management and delivery of learning, education and training CHO, Yong-Sang(KR)
WG 5 Quality assurance and descriptive framework Christian M. Stracke(GE)
WG 6 Platform, Services and Specification Integration Zhu Wu Di(CH)
WG 7 ITLET-Culture, language and individual needs Anastasia Cheetham(CA)* Acting Convenor
HDAG Head of Delegation Advisory Group Erlend Øverby(NO)
  1. Past JTC 1/SC 36 Meetings
No. Date Location Attendee No.
26 2013-09-07/13 Moscow, Russia 53
25 2012-09-8/15 Busan, Korea 78
24 2011-09 Shanghai, China 67
23 2011-03 Strasbourg, France 62
22 2010-09 State College, US 58
21 2010-03 Osaka, Japan 68
20 2009-09 Umeå, Sweden 64
19 2009-03 Wellington, New Zealand 62
18 2008-09 Stuttgart, Germany 68
17 2008-03 Jeju Island, Korea 73
16 2007-09 Toronto, Canada 70
15 2007-03 London, UK 73
14 2006-09 Wuhan, China 75
13 2006-03 Turku, Finland 81
12 2005-09 Durham, US 79
11 2005-03 Tokyo, Japan 78
10 2004-09 Dublin, Ireland 61
9 2004-03 Montreal, Canada 75
8 2003-09 Seoul, Korea 50
7 2003-03 Paris, France 85
6 2002-09 Lawrence, Kansas, US 50
5 2002-03 Adelaide, Australia 40
4 2001-09 Copenhagen, Denmark Cancelled
3 2001-03 New York City, US 35
2 2000-09 Sedona, US 25
1 2000-03 London, UK 35


  1. Status of JTC 1/SC 36 Program of Work

Please refer to the JTC 1/SC 36 N2846 “Program of Work”: Project No.: 34

7.1 Systematic reviews (2014)

Ongoing reviews Title
ISO/IEC 19796-3 ITLET – Quality management, assurance and metrics – Part 3: Reference methods and metrics 2014
Planned reviews Title Closing date
ISO/IEC TR 24725-3:2010 Information technology for learning, education and training — Supportive technology and specific integration — Part 3: Platform and Media Taxonomy (PMT) 2015

7.2 Published standards (2014)

ISO/IEC 20016-1 Information technology for learning, education and training — Language accessibility and human interface equivalencies (HIEs) in e-learning applications — Part 1: Framework and reference model for semantic interoperability



  1. Report of Previous meeting Resolution

8.1 Request for freely available stadnards

Resolution Number Regarding Action
31(WG7) ISO/IEC 20016-1 -Submission to JTC 1 as SC36 N2717– Approved at JTC 1 Plenary : JTC 1 N11731


8.2 Extension of time frame 

Resolution Number Regarding Action
20(WG4) ISO/IEC 19788-6(12 Month)ISO/IEC 19788-7(12 Month) -Submission to JTC 1 for default letter ballot as JTC 1 N11771 and N11799Approved
23(WG5) ISO/IEC 36000(9 Month)ISO/IEC 36001(9 Month)

ISO/IEC 19796-4(9 Month)

ISO/IEC 19796-5(9 Month)

– Submission to JTC 1 for default letter ballot as JTC 1 N11771


24(WG 5) ISO/IEC 19796 -6(16Month)ISO/IEC 19796-716Month)

ISO/IEC 30119-116Month)

ISO/IEC 30119-216Month)

7.3 Project subdivision, Project registration, title change and Type Change 

– please refer to the above active work items

Resolution Number Regarding Action
17(WG4) Project subdivision – ISO/IEC 19788-11 – Document sent to JTC 1 Seretary(JTC N.111778).


7.4 Others

Resolution Number Regarding Action
18(WG4) Revised WG 4 Scope statement in SC36 Bunsiness plan -SC36 N2738
21(WG 4) Freely available standard- ISO/IEC 12785-1, ISO/IEC 12785-2 and ISO/IEC TR 12785-3 -SC 36 N2739
25(WG5) Title change of ISO/IEC 30119-1 -Send the JTC 1 as SC 36N2725
38 Establishment of Liaision with ISO/PC 288 -email sent to ISO/CS on 24 Sept. 2013Liaison established

Respectfully submitted,
Eunsook Kim
JTC 1/SC 36 Secretariat