Prof. C.B. Sharma, Chairman (Photo: seated and third from left), National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) has visited the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Abuja, Nigeria. The purpose of the visit was to facilitate the establishment of an Open School in Nigeria. During the visit, Prof. C.B. Sharma attended a two-day workshop on 9th & 10th July, 2018 to discuss strategies for harnessing the potential for open schooling for providing greater access to basic education to children and youths of the country.
The visit was supported by Commonwealth of Learning (COL). The two-day workshop concluded with the request to submit a proposal along with a roadmap for initiation of Open Schooling in Nigeria.
Prof. Sharma sees this as a great opportunity for India-Nigeria Collaboration in establishing the open school of Nigeria.
Please see below for additional images from the visit.