In an effort to realise one of the ultimate missions of the Vice-Chancellor, National Open University of Nigeria, Prof. Olufemi Peters of ensuring a massive enrollment into the university, the management of Kwachiri Community Study Centre, Kano State, has visited Government Girls Secondary School, Tudun Bojuwa, part of its series of advocacy campaigns.
The advocacy campaign was targeted at the teachers and the SS3 students who are currently taking their final year examination and are bound for graduation.
Delivering his advocacy speech, the study centre overseer, Dr. Ali Alasan Ibrahim narrated in details the historical trends in the evolution of the National Open University of Nigeria.
Explaining the nature at which the university operates, the overseer substantially elucidated on the three pillars of affordability, accessibility and flexibility.
Ibrahim explained that NOUN is the university of the future as facial interaction between the course tutor and students is beginning to fade in modern educational system of teaching and learning.
He added that it is the university of the moment due to inclination to Information and Communication Technology.
The centre representative, on the other hand, Mal Kamalu Alkasim, explained the administrative procedure and processes involved in getting admission into the university.
He urged the teachers to quickly use the opportunity at their doorsteps to enroll as the system leaves no vacuum in their place of work.
Alkasim added that by enrolling, the usual stumbling blocks of graduation in the conventional universities have been overcome via the modern ODL way of learning.
He also urged students to pay attention to the ongoing examination and obtain at least five credits, including English and Mathematics, which will pave the way for their admission in NOUN.
The advocacy visit ended with distribution of phone numbers for more inquiries and consultations.