LE@D – Distance Education and eLearning Lab is a research unit based at the Universidade Aberta (Open University) and registered in FCT (Foundation for Science and Technology).

LE@D is dedicated to fundamental and applied research in Open and Distance Education and eLearning in the Network Society, developing interdisciplinary research in Social Sciences, namely in Education, and integrates researchers from several thematic areas.

LE@D also provides services, consulting, planning and coaching, either in partnership or autonomously.