Online education for college students soon: NU VC

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National University vice chancellor Harun-Or-Rashid on Monday said all colleges of the country will be brought under a single platform soon to continue education online, reports UNB.

He informed this at a Zoom meeting with 64 college principals of 64 districts.

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"To ensure cent per cent educational activities during this COVID-19 pandemic, the work of bringing all colleges under one device is going on," the NU VC said.

A letter was sent to the ministry of information and communication technology (ICT) to take steps in this regard, he informed.

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The NU VC also said that the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the education ministry have been working to introduce the Learning Management System (LMS).

"We want to introduce an easy system so that students can purchase data and get connected with online education activities," he added.

Earlier on Sunday, the NU VC directed colleges under National University to continue online education activities.

NU pro VC Mashiur Rahman, dean of Master's Education, Training and Research Centre Anwar Hossain, and NU registrar and dean Nasir Uddin, among others, attended the meeting.

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Earlier on 15 June, the government extended the closure of all the educational institutions until 6 August considering the worsening coronavirus situation.

On 16 March, all educational institutions were shut to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

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