AN OVERVIEW OF OPEN AND DISTANCE EDUCATION IN NIGERIA

  • Chinyere Ifeanyi-Aruogu
Keywords: Open and distance education, working class and Business community, human dignity and meaning of life

Abstract

Open and Distance Education has been in existence in Nigeria from 2002 till date. The advantage for its establishment by the working class and Business community has not been properly explored. In this paper, we are giving an overview of the essence of the programme to the benefit of the target audience. Education as the case may be, prepares an individual to suit into the labour market, civil service and continuous personal development necessary for industrial advancement of the political growth of a nation. Therefore, it is education that adds value to human dignity and meaning of life. Thus this article presents a broad overview of the state of distance education based on current literature. It suffices to state that Education is essential in advancing a country.

Published
2019-06-13
How to Cite
Ifeanyi-Aruogu, C. (2019). AN OVERVIEW OF OPEN AND DISTANCE EDUCATION IN NIGERIA. The Melting Pot, 5(1). Retrieved from https://journals.aphriapub.com/index.php/TMP/article/view/875
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