UBEC introduces open school programme to mop up out-of-school children – Official

The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has introduced the Open Schooling Programme (OSP) to mop-up out-of-school children in Nigeria, the Executive Secretary, Dr Hamid Bobboyi, has said.

Mr Bobboyi said this in Kaduna on Thursday at the opening of a two-day meeting with stakeholders, content developers, and centre mangers on expected roles and responsibilities in the implementation of the OSP.

The secretary was represented at the meeting by the Director, Planning, Research and Statistics, Tokumbo Onosode.

He described OSP as a “flexible education system that allow learners to learn where they are and when they want, away from conventional schools and teachers.”

He explained that the programme had no age restriction and would adopt several teaching methods but with…

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