Awa-Ijebu centre sensitises secondary school principals on NOUN programmes

Tope Oyewole
Awa-Ijebu sensitisation meeting

The advocacy team of the Awa-Ijebu Community Study Centre, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), has recently visited Ijebu-Ode Grammar School, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State to enlighten secondary school principals in the zone on the university's programmes and the benefits therein.

The team was comprised of the centre director, Dr. Olufunke M. Osikomaiya, Academic Counsellor, Dr. Adebanjo Adekunle and the Assistant Registrar, Mr. Victor O. Sokefun.

Adekunle, who made a presentation that centred on the vision and mission statement of the university, explained in details the various programmes being offered in NOUN.

He went further to enlighten the principals on the various faculties, departments and levels of education which students could take advantage of.

"Unlike other conventional institutions across the nation, students of NOUN can study at any place at their own pace," the centre’s academic counsellor said.

Adekunle encouraged the principals, teachers and staff of secondary schools, as well as the secondary school graduates to take advantage of such flexible and quality education.

On his part, the the centre director intimated the principals of the acceptability and viability of NOUN courses and certificates, stating that all courses run at the university are duly accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC).

Sokefun used to the chance to share flyers to all principals present and took pictures as the presentation went on.

The anchor of the meeting appreciated the centre and advised that for subsequent visits, the team should notify the Commissioner of Education in Ogun State declaring its intention on a further visit to secondary school students.