A workshop was organized by the Centre for Distance Education at ElKadoro Complex, with the need to activate the education centers in the states and to revive previous partnership with some of the acquaintances. It also advised on the necessity of expansion of Centres by establishing new partnership agreements with the neighboring countrieseg: South Sudan, Chad and Libya. It also called for targeting prison institutions and reformatories to expand the chance of education to those who failed to pursue their studies.
Prof. Abdelrahim Sid-Ahmed the Director of the Centre for Distance Education presented a paper in which he clarified that Distance Education was in fact a real optimum mean of developing human capabilities; especially after what the world is witnessing of the greatest technological development that has facilitated all cognitive communication; which Distance Education entirely depends on. He also added that Open Learning does not lessen the importance of traditional education as it also subjects to fundamentals and regulations that strictly control its curriculum.
In his turn, Prof. Hassan Eltayeb Magboul the Principal of University of Bahri praised the experience of Open Learning numerating its development over historical era where at first it was through Radio and TV. It started with the Middle East in Palestine and Lebanon targeting those who weren’t able to continue their studies due to wars or other natural factors. He also added that University of Bahri’s experience of Open Learning has gained great financial success reaching one million dollars despite the fact that it has been recently established.