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Education In Nigeria Is Growing With Spreading Distance Education

With the growth and development of online education, many developing countries around the world are opting for distance learning programmes to improve their economic condition and for overall growth and development. These countries don’t have a very well developed education infrastructure so the students have no other option but to move out.

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Due to weak economic condition they are even unable to relocate to another country and have to start earning to support their families. Thus online education acts as a savior to these students. Many renowned universities across the globe have started offering online education to the students worldwide.

Advantages of Online Education

Distance learning is breaking new ground in education sector in Nigeria. Open and distance learning education has the ability to provide a prestigious university degree to the students from all across the globe without attending practical classes. Many advantages provided by online education are:

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  • Flexibility – you get the freedom of anytime, anywhere education
  • Convenience – you can complete your course according to your time schedule and study at your own pace
  • Affordability – online courses are affordable in compare to regular courses
  • Balance study and work – you can continue working while pursuing the course and relate the two
  • Assured success – having a higher degree along with the work experience brings you better career opportunities

Online Education in Nigeria

With the support from government, Nigeria has started providing free education to all including nomads, handicapped and under-served. The primary and secondary educations are compulsory school education. However, pursuing the four year graduate and postgraduate degrees depend on student’s choice and will solely whether they want to go for distance education or attend regular classes.

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Distance learning is breaking new ground in education sector in Nigeria. More and more students are coming forward to take the advantage of distance learning programmes. Online education gives them the advantage of having an international degree which opens the door of international job market for them. Working professionals are also enrolling into the online courses to fulfill their dream of getting higher education and improve their career prospects.

Now students don’t need to move out of their country and can have the advantage of an international degree by sitting at their home. With the help of online education students in Nigeria are getting higher education and improving their career prospects to help the all round growth and development of their country.



A feasible learning option for academic pursuers, online learning has become one the most coveted schooling approaches of time. The availability of internet has played a big role in providing increased accessibility to this new age discipline.  People from different corners of the world can now become a part of this highly engaging academic environment that offers a wealth of knowledge, technical know-how and skills. Online learning accompanies a set of benefits for the youth and working professionals who are tied to the restrictions of a highly demanding work-life.

Nevertheless, a few years back the scenario was much different than today. Online degrees were hardly considered adequately valuable and relevant to the job demands. They were barely considered a yardstick for measuring one’s academic qualification. With employability becoming rigid and complex, a massive change has been marked as online learning has been potentially helping aspirants with better career prospects.

Despite, the disapproval of purists, academic qualification earned through distance or online courses are now considered the ladder to success. The traditional educational approach has now been considerably replaced by the new schooling discipline offering flexibility to a large extent. Apart from the working population seniors and homemakers are also taking part in this new schooling approach. Thus, they are able to concentrate on respective pursuits without much difficulty. The academic assignments are mostly fixed to fit around the busy schedules of a modern lifestyle.

Apart from employability playing a big role in bringing online learning to the limelight, factors such as money and time have equally compelled the contemporary academic discipline to be an integral part of the modern educational system. An online course renders the freedom to enroll into different academic pursuits without relocating, take part in a diverse range of interactive sessions, complete assignments as per the feasibility of the candidate and come in contact with educators and fellow classmates from different parts of the world.

An online course is mainly internet based. Hence connectivity plays a major role in helping students acquire maximum know-how on subjects of concern subsequently leading candidates to a more engaging academic environment. The modern schooling approach is also helping students and educators to communicate over a single podium irrespective of the country or background from where they hail.

Over the years, relocation has posed a major restriction for aspirants coming from poor financial backgrounds. However the onset of contemporary academic approach has simplified access to educational courses. Online learning excels in ease of access and hence it does not really matter if a foreign candidate wants to pursue higher studies from university located abroad.

No matter if you are living in Nigeria and dream of attaining a degree from a reputed academic institution abroad, online learning aims at fulfilling your career objectives through a valuable degree or certificate course. Unbelievable but true!! You can actually get an online degree in UK and be job ready by enrolling into a predaceous course. A course imparted over the internet is of equal value as that of any conventional classroom programme.