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Democratising higher education: the ignou initiatives
Starting with two courses and 4,000 students in 1985, IGNOU has reached the ladder of success being the world’s largest mega university, most diverse and inclusive institution offering over 3500 courses and catering to ...
Role of Allama Iqbal Open University in Promoting Access and Demoting Gender Disparity in Higher Education in Pakistan
Higher education has emerged as a key factor for socio-economic development in the recent decades. Amazingly, more persons are attending colleges and universities in this century than in all of the human history (Goodman, ...
Increasing Access to Cost-effective, Equitable and Flexible Higher Education through Open and Distance Learning in Bangladesh
The objectives of this study were to (i) examine how BOU offers increasing access to cost-effective, equitable and flexible higher education compared to conventional systems by analyzing data from primary and secondary ...
Deconstructing the Politics of Access: The Case of the University Student
As we address the issue of access to English for the large majority of young people in the country, i.e. those who have had many years of formal instruction solely devoted to teaching it as a subject in a vernacular medium ...
Mapping Open Educational Resources for Access and Equity in Higher Education in India
This paper maps the scale and scope of Open Educational Resources initiatives and examines how well the development of OER address the core concern of providing wider access to quality higher education at an affordable ...