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A Big Win for Kenyatta University as the Signed Deal on Online Programmes Perceived to Bear Fruits

The covid 19 pandemic has threatened the education sector forcing them to adapt the digital learning programmes. The basic education together with higher learning studies are customized to get their studies online due to closure of schools.

It's during this pandemic that the Kenyatta University vice chancellor prof. Paul Wainaina has virtually signed contract with South Africa firm Higher Education Partners(HEP)

The contract's agreement stated that HEP will help Kenyatta University develop and expand its capacity for marketing of online programmes for KU global admissions.

This agenda has come with numerous benefits to all the students mostly the international studen during this pandemic. Students from outside the country will be able to access KU easily and that their studies will be highly taken care of.

The signed agreement has meant to support the university's overall international strategy, including recruitment, student exchanges and creating links with various organizations.

The professor, talking with the media about the current pandemic situation, he stated that running the e learning programme is expensive and taking into consideration, all student's needs should be taken care of. That the virtual learning only works if there is internet coverage to provide all students with the reliable and consistent broadband and they must have the tools to access the online learning. 

Besides some universities conducting their virtual learning and graduation, his management is still on the process of evaluating the best way to handle their student's learning. The university also has requested all the students to own a laptop for their online studies.

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HEP Higher Education Partners( KU Kenyatta University Paul Wainaina

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