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How equipped are universities for online learning?

By Vision Reporter

Added 20th May 2020 11:33 AM

The majority of the 15 million students sent home on March 20 to stop the spread of COVID-19 will still not resume studies for the foreseeable time.

How equipped are universities for online learning?

The majority of the 15 million students sent home on March 20 to stop the spread of COVID-19 will still not resume studies for the foreseeable time.

COVID-19 | EDUCATION

President Yoweri Museveni on Monday night announced that the education ministry will issue guidelines allowing candidate classes and final year university students to resume studies after June 2.


This means the majority of the 15 million students sent home on March 20 to stop the spread of COVID-19 will still not resume studies for the foreseeable time.

In the meantime, the Government announced a raft of measures to ensure continuity of studies.

One of them was a directive to governing councils of universities and other tertiary institutions to put in place measures to ensure continuity of remedial (revision) learning only.

The communication directed universities to steer clear of on-line examination of students and that coverage of the systematic curriculum will only take place at institutions after reopening. The question is; do the universities have the capacity to offer on-line revision exercises?

Find out in our Mwalimu analysis in the New Vision today. Click on Epaper for your copy

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