Babcock gets approval for open distance learning

As the cases of Covid-19 keeps growing, There is a need by the education bodies to operate Open, Distance and E-learning programmes in Nigeria.

The Babcock University school released a statement that the approval came three months after the validated status recommended by the NUC in conjunction with experts of Open & Distance Learning.

The NUC’s Deputy Executive Secretary, Academics, Dr. Suleiman Ramon-Yusuf, expressed pleasure at the approval for the Babcock University Centre for Open, Distance & E-Learning to commence academic activities following due diligence.

The statement said the Centre would now commence operations with BSc Accounting programme via the ICT-Enabled supported blended learning model of Open, Distance & E-Learning

The statement read, “The approval not only marks a significant milestone for Babcock as Nigeria’s premier private university, but affirms the Centre’s preparedness to raise the stakes of education in Nigeria with the prerequisite facilities and resources to run ODL programmes professionally.”

“Babcock has joined the league of universities licensed to run open distance and e-learning programme in Nigeria.

SOURCE: PUNCH

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