NCHE Grants Victoria University Permission To Continue With e-Learning, Conduct Online Exams

While many tertiary institutions are struggling to conduct online lessons and examinations including those globally acclaimed universities, Victoria University has excelled well attracting commendation from the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE).

Responding to their 'application for renewal of permissions to implement emergency open, distance and e-learning (OdeL) and request for permission conduct online examinations; the NCHE's deputy executive director Rev. Canon Dr. Alex M. Kagume has told Victoria University to continue with the good services being rendered to students remotely.

"I am pleased to inform you that after due consideration, the National Council for Higher Education has granted you permission to continue implementing the Emergency Open Distance and e-Learning system and to also conduct online examinations for only programmes accredited by the National Council for Higher Education for twelve (12) months," Rev Canon Kagume said in the letter to Victoria University vice chancellor.

He added: "As you will note from the attached summery report, some areas of improvement have been identified. We urge you to progressively address them.

I wish to remind you of the provisions under sections 2n (i-iv) and 3(c) of the ODeL guidelines which Victoria University should adhere to."

Since the break out of COVID19 leading to the closure of schools in the country, Victoria University turned to the internet to teach their learners and since then they have excelled at it.

And with this progress, Victoria University Vice-Chancellor Dr. Lawrence Muganga notes Victoria University is the premier training site for tomorrow’s health professionals.

“Victoria University’s dedication to cutting-edge research, technology and collaboration with leading professionals enables our Health Science Faculty to provide one of the finest learning and teaching environments in the nation,” he said.

Last modified onWednesday, 15 September 2021 13:43

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