International Centre for Higher Education Innovation
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ICHEI Attended UNESCO’s Sub-Regional Workshop for Online Learning and MOOCs

June 27, 2019
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On June 17, 2019, a Sub-regional Workshop for Online Learning and MOOCs to Promote Quality Higher Education was held at National Open University of Nigeria in Abuja.

Secretary of ECOWAS, Vice Chancellor of National Open University of Nigeria, Director of UNESCO Office in Abuja and representative from Nigeria National Universities Commission and NATCOM Nigeria together with around 30 participants from Benin, China, Liberia, Morocco, Nigeria and Senegal attended the opening ceremony. An inaugural lecture on how to create a virtual university was delivered by Lagos State University. The 5-day workshop were carried out in two sessions: Design, Development and Use of an On-line Course and Steering and Design of a MOOC.

The workshop gathered higher education experts from West Africa countries to deepen skills and sharing good practices in integrating ICT into education
Dr. YAO Haogen, Programme Specialist of UNESCO-ICHEI delivered a good will message on behalf of the institution which was co-organizer of the workshop.

On June 21, 2019, UNESCO-ICHEI delegation had a meeting with Mr. Yao Ydo, Director of UNESCO Office in Abuja to discuss further cooperation for the two offices in 2020 on the important activities on ICT in higher education in the sub-region.

Dr. YAO Haogen presented souvenir of ICHEI to Director Yao Ydo