600 teachers enrol at Open University, Kano Study Centre

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Open University, Kano Study Centre fewer than 600 unqualified secondary school have so far enrolled in the National Open University of (NOUN), Study Centre, the News Agency of (NAN) reports

The Director-General of the State Secondary School Board (KSSSMB), Alhaji Habib El-Yakub, made this known in an interview the NAN in Kano on Wednesday.

El-Yakub said the , which was launched by Gov. Rabi’u Kwankwaso early this year, was aimed at assisting who lacked the necessary qualification further their studies.

“Most of the beneficiaries are women who for one reason or the cannot go conventional universities study.

“Initially 400 registered in the centre but now there are more than 600 who are pursuing various degree programmes in the Open University,’’ he said. [eap_ad_2] He said the board would continue encourage teachers who lacked the qualification enrol in order acquire the minimum teaching qualification.

The director-general called on married women to make the best use of the provided by the government to develop themselves.

El-Yakub said the board was collaborating 12 and Communication Technology (ICT) firms to train secondary school teachers on ICT .

“The and a Canadian non-governmental organization had signed an agreement to make computer education accessible to all secondary school students in the state.

He said the Kano/Canadian was expected to provide 100 computers for training of students, saying that some school had been selected for pilot . (NAN)[eap_ad_3]