RETRIDOL holds orientation for academic staff, centre directors

By Sunday Adama

The Regional Training & Research Institute for Distance and Open Learning ( RETRIDOL), National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN),  will be holding a week of orientation workshop for academic staff and centre directors of the University. 

In a memo addressed to the Media and Publicity Director,  dated May 17th, 2021 and signed by the Deputy Director, Prof. Clifford M. Amini, it enjoined the participants to partake online.

According to the Director, RETRIDOL, Prof. Patrick E. Eya, the workshop, which will commence on 24th and end on 29th May, 2021, will be done virtually between the hours of 11am to 2pm daily.

Eya, who stated that the Zoom link for the workshop will be made available to all concerned within the week, added that "all concerned are enjoined to hook up to the online workshop opening ceremony on the 24th May, 2021 by 11am prompt."

Meanwhile,the objectives of the workshop is to; Provide an overview of fundamental and principles of ODL,Explain the various systems that make up the University, Discuss how these systems are planned, managed and quality assured,Provide a forum for staff to gain clarity on their roles and discuss how they can better contribute to the system,among others.