Open schooling: why open schools are re-emerging as a new model
Where traditional schools cannot respond to the high demand for education, open schools can be a key strategy for increasing volume of access and can do so moderately, significantly or dramatically. Cognisant of the fact that secondary school students require more support than university-level distance learners, open schools rely on an extensive network of study centres where learners are supported on a regular basis through contact sessions.
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