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School Reopening: Consider E-Learning Option, Makinde Tells Heads Of State-Owned Institutions



Oyo Govt Approves September 28 for reopening of tertiary institutions

Following the approval of the reopening of tertiary institutions in Oyo State for regular academic activities, Governor Seyi Makinde told heads of Tertiary Institutions in the state to consider e-Learning option as part of teaching method.

Recall Governor Makinde recently approved Monday, 28 of September, 2020 for the commencement of academic activities for all tertiary institutions.

In a circular letter signed by the state Commissioner for Education, science and Technology Barr. Olasunkanmi Olaleye, Institutions should ensure not more than 50% lecture room population capacity.

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The circular partly reads: “Institutions are to organize training for students and lecturers before resumption and ensure community sensitization on the prevention of spread of coronavirus.

“Also the Institution should create a Hold-on Room to handle/manage emergencies and set up Committees to monitor compliance with COVID-19 guidelines within and outside the Institutions.

“Each Institution should mandatorily appoint COVID-19 Task Force that will work directly with the health Institutions created for the purpose in each zone and link their activities with the State COVID-19 team.”

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Hammed Tajudeen is the editor in-chief of Blaze News, holds Higher National Diploma(HND) in Mass Communication, graduated from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree.