The Star (Kenya)

Vir­tual learn­ing a suc­cess, says PS Nabuk­wesi

- SOLOMON MUINGI/ Online Courses · e-Learning · Education

Univer­sity Ed­u­ca­tion and Re­search PS Simon Nabuk­wesi on Thurs­day said many stu­dents have ben­e­fited from on­line classes be­ing of­fered by uni­ver­si­ties and other in­sti­tu­tions.

Speak­ing dur­ing a pre­pared­ness in­spec­tion tour at Taita Taveta Univer­sity, Nabuk­wesi said many stu­dents had en­rolled for the vir­tual classes.

He said Kenyans had not em­braced on­line cour­ses de­spite its ex­is­tence even be­fore coronaviru­s.

“We ac­knowl­edge that some parts of the coun­try ex­pe­ri­ence low network cov­er­age. Vir­tual learn­ing has, how­ever, ben­e­fited a large num­ber of learn­ers since learn­ing in­sti­tu­tions were closed in March,” he said.

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