National Institute of Open Schooling organised a two-day seminar on “Inclusive education in the context of open schooling: Transcending barriers” here earlier this week, coinciding with the centenary year of International Women's Day.

The objective of the seminar was to establish that the fundamental principles of open and distance education are based on including diversities of gender, nationality, race, language and social background for achieving barrier-free education.

It provided a common platform for distinct groups of stakeholders to come together, build capacity and collaborate.

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