The informative lecture on “Open Learning System, Centre for Distance Education- University of Bahri as an example” organized by the centre for distance education at the colleges’ campus in Al-Kadaro, has stressed the activation of distance education centers in Sudanese states, revitalizing former partnerships with some institutions and enlarging the centre’s role by creating new partnerships with the neighboring countries such as South Sudan, Chad, and Libya. It has also called on targeting prisons and penitentiaries to provide educational services for those who dropped out or missed their educational opportunities.
The director of the centre Prof. Abd Al Raheem Sid Ahmed presented an academic paper, indicating that distance education has become the real development axis for human being especially within the huge technological advancements witnessed by the globe, and by which this type of education basically relies on them. He further added that it is as important as regular education where they both follow strict guidelines and instructions controlling their curricula.
The University’s Principal Mr. Hassan Al Tayib Al Magboul commended distance education system, numerating its historical background, where it was initiated in the Middle East in Palestine and Lebanon by radio and TV. Sets and targeting affected people of wars and other natural factors. He also added that in spite of its young establishment age, the centre of distance education at University of Bahri has achieved a financial benefit amounted one million dollars.