Globally, the gender gap in institutions has been widespread, raising conversations on how it can be addressed, despite the fact that a meaningful inclusion of women in decision-making positions increases effectiveness unlocks greater resources and strengthens the efforts of any institution.
- The quest for an educational framework in Nigeria that can take care of the three vectors of access, quality and cost, indeed prompted the introduction of Open and Distance Learning (ODL) system, through the establishment of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) in 1983.
- By SUNDAY ADAMA & MARY AGBOKUTAYE
- Ever since its establishment in February, 2019, the Africa Centre of Excellence on Technology Enhanced Learning (ACETEL) of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has steadily been making waves tailored towards attaining its set goals.
- As the 9th and 10th combined convocation ceremony took place virtually due to the enforced Covid-19 restrictions, the success of this trail-blazing experience did not go unnoticed from the students, as some of them from the North-east study centres bared their minds in chats with NOUN News correspondent.