Friday, March 5, 2021, marks the end of the two-day orientation for our new
staff who have been enlightened on the effective strategy of teaching
principles, basic skills for successful teaching and blended learning.
The orientation which started on 4th March 2021 was facilitated by the Principal of
the College of Education Open and Distance Learning (CEODL) Dr, Susan
Akinkurolere and the Deputy Principal CEODL Dr Asiimwe specioza Mugunda, the
head of the department college of education, open and distance learning at KIU
Dr Gwokyalya Edith Baagala among others.
speaking to the new staff orientation, Dr Asiimwe advised new lecturers to use
the classroom as a factory or an industry by using philosophical approaches to
teaching like perennialism, essentialism and progressivism, among others.
learners when teaching and let the learners own the learning process,” Dr Susan
urged new staff.
Moyiti one of the new staff who attended today’s orientation applauded the
University management for organizing such events that introduce new staff to
the university culture and communicate important university policies.
privilege to be part of the training because it means that am a new foot
soldier in impacting and transforming lives,” Moyiti said
that mentoring teaching staff is like equipping a legion of battle angels and a full battalion of soldiers to fight illiteracy, ignorance and half
understanding which has over centuries killed our nation.
KIU’s norm that every recruit whether staff or student is inducted before they
are able to progress with life in the university. The orientation process
introduces new members of the KIU family to the university system and culture
of exploring heights.