NOUN receives award for excellence in open education


National Open University Of Nigeria NOUN
National Open University Of Nigeria NOUN

The National Open University of Nigeria
» (NOUN) has been awarded the Organisational
Leadership Award for Excellence in Open
Education.
The award, presented at the Open Education
Global Conference in Krakow, Poland, was
received on behalf of the institution by the Head,
National Open University of Nigeria’s Open
Educational Resource (NOUN-OER), Dr. Jane-
Frances Agbu.
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In a statement by NOUN’s Director, Media and
Publicity, Ibrahim Sheme, the executive director,
Open Education Consortium, Mary Lou Forward,
said the Open Education Organisational
Leadership Award is presented to an organisation
that has shown exceptional leadership and/or
ground-breaking activities in the field of open
education. She added that the award is not
presented annually, rather it is awarded by the
consortium’s board of directors by special
commendation to recognise truly exceptional
work.
Meanwhile, the Open Education Consortium
(OEC) has applauded NOUN’s dedication to
openness, access, high quality and innovation.
The consortium said NOUN has shown by its
work in Open Educational Resources (OER) and
its vision to make it a feature of its educational
approach, as well as to share experiences and
best practices with others in the region and in
the world

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