Distance and e-learning can help make higher education more accessible for the youth, who otherwise miss out on higher studies, especially women.
The conference had been organised by IIUI’s Directorate of Distance Education in which experts and researchers from Malaysia, UK, USA, Germany, Belgium, Philippines, Trinidad and Tobago are participating with 50 foreign and national scholars expected to present 120 papers on the topic.
Dr Yasinzai added that out of the 56 million Pakistani youth, only eight per cent had access to universities.
Source: The Express Tribune
December 20, 2016