“The OER is an online repository of a huge number of resources in education and the beauty of it is that they are free and anybody can access them.
When NOUN eventually matures to a package called iNOUN, we will produce our materials as tablets rather than as textbooks.
Virtually all the OERs will be downloaded on the tablet so that people will take them along wherever they are.
They do not need to have internet access in order to have access to OER; this is one area that UNESCO has been extremely dynamic and helping us to acquire,” Adamu said.
“You are involved in achieving the SDG4 in all its ramifications. You cannot achieve excellence in vocational education without higher education.
We need to stimulate Research, Science, Technology and Innovation; we need to train teachers.
You have plenty of energy and we will continue to support you,” she said.