NOUN Public Lecture

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President of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), Prof. Asha S. Kanwar, will on Wednesday deliver the first public lecture of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN). The lecture, with the theme “Can ODL reach the unreached Lessons from the Commonwealth”, will be delivered at the auditorium of the National Universities Commission Auditorium in Abuja. The lecturer is also the Chief Executive Officer of the COL, an intergovernmental organisation created by Commonwealth Heads of Government to promote the development and sharing of open learning and distance education knowledge, resources and technologies. Based in Canada, the COL is the world’s only intergovernmental organisation solely concerned with the promotion and development of distance education and open learning. It helps developing nations improve access to quality education and training.