Academic establishments have been suggested to take advantage of the net mode of studying as a lot as potential to organize for different challenges to return.
The previous government director of the Uganda Bureau of Requirements (UNBS), Dr Ben Manyindo, mentioned whereas on-line programmes are less expensive, handy and supply flexibility, instructional establishments should now be taught to grab the chance, to organize for extra challenges to return.
Dr Manyindo made the remarks whereas officiating the twenty second Commencement ceremony of Ndejje College held just about on the Ndejje Predominant campus in Luweero District on Friday.
“With on-line schooling, it is possible for you to to plan examine time round the remainder of your respective engagements and at your comfort. This has labored properly for learners and establishments that have been accredited for on-line studying,” Dr Manyindo mentioned.
He added: “Some analysis carried out has already proven that this studying mode is sweet however requires self-discipline, time administration expertise and steady Web which are a problem in some areas.”
The vice chancellor of Ndejje College, Prof Eriabu Lugujjo, mentioned the college is now utilizing the experiences from the Covid-19 pandemic to strategically mannequin its operations, reviewing its insurance policies, and adapting to the present scenario to make sure future sustainability.
“Like many different establishments which have been severely hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, our resolve is to return out as resolution suppliers. The college is modeling potential outcomes and we’ve now provide you with the Covid-19 Enterprise Resilience Plan that may make sure that mainstreaming of Open Distance e-learning into the pedagogical system of the college,” Prof Ligujjo mentioned.
He added: “We’re, nonetheless, cautious and are usually not taking the hurried dangers that may compromise the standard of schooling in keeping with our recognized values of providing high quality however reasonably priced schooling.”
He additionally cautioned the neighborhood to be aware of the looming full pandemic aftermath prone to go away a variety of authorized turmoil in its wake from suspended contracts and wages, amongst different challenges.
Prof Lugujjo presided over the operate following the loss of life of the college’s chancellor, Dr Kisamba Mugerwa, in January .
He’s but to get replaced.
Many schooling establishments resorted to on-line studying following the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic in March to attempt to continue to learn ongoing.
On-line studying has shifted the mode of instructing from the normal face-to-face interplay with constructive outcomes.